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Anatomy Of Subclavian Artery
May cause symtoms : Aberrant subclavian artery ( right ) arises directly from aorta crosses behind esophagus , or in front , or front of trachea , may cause difficulty in swallowing , breathing , or even hoarseness due to compression of recurrent laryngeal nerve , is corrected by transecting at aorta & inserting to rt common carotid artery. ...Read more
Arteries are a type of blood vessels. We can divide blood vessels into 2 categories. Arteries are high pressure vessels which deliver (red) oxygen + blood out into the body. Veins on the other hand or low pressure vessels which return (dark) oxygent - blood from the body ...Read more
Diffculty in swallow: Diffculty in swallowing and breathing, also difference in BP in both arms. ...Read more
Usually none: 0.5-2% of people have an anomalous right subclavian artery. It is rarely symptomatic, but in some people can cause discomfort with swallowing. ...Read more
In laymans terms, what is retroesopheal right subclavian artery with a 3 CM kommerel diverticulum?
What kind of surgeon performs surgery to correct aberrant subclavian artery? Can the surgery be done laprascopically?
I've had a chronic cough for four years and I've just found out I have an aberrant right subclavian artery What can I do? Thanks.
Make sure cause: of your cough may due to diseases that cause is congenital anomaly ( born with it ) , normally right subclavian arises from right side ( from innominate )aberrant a arises from left side , crosses behind trachea & esophagus there by forming a 'vascular ring that may choke and cause difficulty in swelling, may cough , if this is the case need to reposition it to right by vascular surgeon ...Read more
I just had an endoscopy and a dialation of my esophagus and an aberrant subclavian artery that was pushing on my esophagus, will i need it done again?
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