MRCS General Surgtest

Take the Surgtest

Q) Catheter advanced through basilic vein mainly goes to 

a) Axillary vein

b) Posterior circumflex humoral vein

c) SVC

d) Cephalic vein

A1 a

Basilic vein continues as axillaty vein

Posterior circumflex humoral vein is seen prior to axillary vein.

The axillary vein is renamed the subclavian vein once it passes the lateral border of the first rib, and the subclavian vein unites with the internal jugular vein to form the brachiocephalic vein.