Surgical Research

Open Access ISSN: 2689-1093


The Subclavian Artery: What a Journey!

Authors: Badr M I Abdulrauf.

The Subclavian artery represents the arterial supply system for the upper extremity. Its continuation under varying names with subdivisions, makes it such a significant vessel for numerous flaps through its many branches. A drawing summarizing these various segments with the five important landmarks which define those segments is portrayed. Such a concept would greatly facilitate a systematic studying process.

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