Brachial

Brachial means "pertaining to the arm," and may refer to:

  • Brachial artery, in anatomy
  • Brachial valve, the upper valve in Brachiopods

Other articles related to "brachial":

Anesthesia Of The Brachial Plexus - Indications
... The most important advantage of brachial plexus block is that it allows for the avoidance of general anesthesia and therefore its attendant complications and side effects ... Although brachial plexus block is not without risk, it is usually less invasive and affects fewer organ systems than general anesthesia ... Brachial plexus blockade may be a reasonable option when all of the following criteria are met Surgery is expected to be limited to a region between ...
Avulsion Injury - Brachial Plexus Avulsions
... In brachial plexus avulsions, the brachial plexus (a bundle of nerves that communicates signals between the spine and the arms, shoulders, and hands) is torn from its attachment to the ... One common cause of brachial plexus avulsions is when a baby's shoulders rotate in the birth canal during delivery, which causes the brachial plexus to stretch and tear ... Shoulder trauma during motor vehicle collisions is another common cause of brachial plexus avulsions ...
Anesthesia Of The Brachial Plexus - History
... The following year, William Halsted (1852–1922) performed the first brachial plexus block ... Using a surgical approach in the neck, Halsted applied cocaine to the brachial plexus ... — who was at that time one of Halsted's surgical residents — applied cocaine to the brachial plexus prior to dividing it, during a forequarter amputation for sarcoma ...
Brachial Veins
... In human anatomy, the brachial veins are venae comitantes of the brachial artery in the arm proper ... Their course is that of the brachial artery (in reverse) they begin where radial veins and ulnar veins join (corresponding to the bifurcation of the brachial artery) ... At this point, the brachial veins join the basilic vein to form the axillary vein ...