oa South African Medical Journal - Displaced brachiocephalic artery: a potential hazard in tracheostomy

Volume 40, Issue 17
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



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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