oa South African Medical Journal - Displaced brachiocephalic artery: a potential hazard in tracheostomy
|Article Title||Displaced brachiocephalic artery: a potential hazard in tracheostomy|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Anatomy, University of Cape Town and Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town|
|Publication Date||May 1966|
|Pages||396 - 397|
|Keyword(s)||Anatomy, Displaced brachiocephalic artery, Potential hazard and Tracheostomy|
A study of dissecting room cadavers has produced a further case of displacement of the brachiocephalic artery to the left with the right common carotid crossing the trachea at the level of the third ring.
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