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SPC Arterial (Guides, Limits and Linear)

Arterial Guides
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anatomical limit for right common carotid artery
begins at the right sternoclavicular articulation...ends at the superior border of the thyroid cartilage
anatomical limit for left common carotid artery
begins at the level of the 2nd costal cartilage...ends at the superior border of the thyroid cartilage
anatomical guide for common carotid arteries
lies posterior to the medial border of the SCM
Linear guide for the common carotid arteries
draw/visualize a line on the skin from the sternoclavicular articulation to the anterior surface ofearlobe
relationship of the common carotids to the internal jugular vein
lies medial and deep
anatomical limit of the axillary artery
begins at the lateral border of the first rib and extends to lower border of the tendon of the teres major muscle
anatomical guide of the axillary artery
posterior to the medial border of the coracobrachialis muscle
linear guide of the axillary artery
draw/visualize a line through the center of the base of the axillary space parallel to long axis of upper extremity when abducted
relationship of the axillary artery to the axillary vein
located lateral and deep
anatomical limit for the brachial artery
extends from the inferior border of the teres major muscle... ends 1 inch below the antecubital fossa
anatomical guide for the brachial artery
lies in the medial bicipital groove posterior to the medial border of the belly of the biceps brachii muscle
relationship of the brachial artery to the basilic vein
lies lateral and deep
linear guide of the brachial artery
draw/visualize point over the center of the base ofaxillary space to center of forearm just below bend of elbow
anatomical limit of the radial artery
extends about 1 inch below the antecubital fossa to the palm of the hand
anatomical guide of the radial artery
lies lateral to the tendon of the flexor carpiradialis muscle
linear guide for the radial artery
imaginary line on the surface of the skin of the forearm from the center of the antecubital fossa to center of base of index finger
bifurcation of the brachial artery
radial and ulnar arteries
anatomical limit of the ulnar artery
extends about 1 inch below the antecubital fossa to the 4th and 5th digit
anatomical guide for the ulnar artery
lies lateral to the tendon of the flexor carpi ulnaris muscle. Between tendons of flexor carpi ulnaris and flexor digitorum superficialis
linear guide for the ulnar artery
visualize a line on the skin from the center of the antecubital fossa on the forearm to the palm of the hand
bifurcation of the common iliac artery
external and internal iliac arteries
anatomical limit for the femoral artery
begins at a point behind the center of the inguinal ligament...ends at the opening of the adductors longus muscle
anatomical guide for the femoral artery
lie laterally by the medial border of the sartorius muscle and medially by the adductor longus muscle
linear guide for the femoral artery
visualize a line on the thigh from the center of the inguinal ligament to the center of the medial condyle of the femur
the femoral triangle superior boundary
formed by the inguinal ligament
the femoral triangle lateral boundary
formed by the sartorius muscle
the femoral triangle medial boundary
formed by the adductor longus muscle
femoral artery in relation to the femoral vein
lies lateral and superficial
femoral vein in relation to the femoral artery
lies medially and deep
anatomical limit of the popliteal artery
begins at opening of the adductor magnus muscle to the lower border of the popliteus muscle
anatomical guide for the popliteal artery
located between the popliteal surface of the femur and the oblique popliteal ligament
linear guide for the popliteal artery
visualize a line on the surface of the skin from the center of the popliteal space parallel to the long axis of the lower extremity
relationship of the popliteal artery to the popliteal vein
lies lateral and superficial
anatomical limit of the right subclavian artery
begins at sternoclavicular articulation...ends at lateral border of first rib
anatomical limit of the left subclavian artery
begins 2nd left costal cartilage...ends lateral border of 1st rib
anatomical limit of the anterior tibial artery
begins at inferior border of the popliteus muscle...ends point in front of middle at the ankle joint
anatomical limit of the posterior tibial artery
begins inferior border of the popliteous muscle...ends at the heel, point between medial malleolus
anatomical limit of the brachiocephalic artery
begins at 2nd right costal cartilage..ends at the upper border of the 2nd right sternoclavicular articulation
Anatomical guide to facial artery
along inferior border of mandible & anterior to angle of mandible
Brachial artery accompanying veins
Brachial vein and cephalic vein
Linear guide to Anterior Tibial Artery
From Lateral border of patella to a point between the medial and lateral malleoli
Linear Guide to Posterior Tibial Artery
From center of popliteal space to point midway between medial malleolus and the calcaneus
Linear Guide to Dorsalis Pedis Artery
From the center of the anterior surface of the ankle joint to a point between the big toe and adjacent toe.