What Is the Function of the Subclavian Vein?


The subclavian veins return deoxygenated blood from the arms to the heart. In medicine, the subclavian vein is as a location of indwelling intravenous catheters and transvenous pacemakers. This vein is used because it is easy to access and close to the heart.
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The subclavian vein return blood from arms to heart
The subclavain vein unites with the internal jugular vein to form the
subclavian veins are located right under the clavicle bone and carry deoxygenated blood to the superior vena cava, which then empties into the right atrium. you can easily palpate
subclavian vein; vena subclavia
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The main function of the subclavian vein is to transport blood to the heart. This vein empties the blood from the upper extremities and carries it back to the heart. This vein follows its own path throughout the body and connects with its own set of veins.
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