subclavian steal syndrome

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2095
Reference Entry
A definition of the term "subclavian steal syndrome" is presented. It refers to the clinical results of shunting blood from the vertebrobasilar artery, particularly on the left side, around an occluded subclavian artery on that side, and into the left arm. Symptoms of the disease include numbness or weakness of the arm when he or she tries to use it.


Related Articles

  • subclavian steal syndrome.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2228 

    An encyclopedia entry for "subclavian steal syndrome" is presented, referring to the clinical consequences of shunting blood from the vertebrovasilar artery, usually on the left side, around an occluded subclavian artery on that side and into the left arm.

  • An uncommon condition that nurses can spot first. Leavitt, Virginia; Hilton, Catherine S. // RN;Aug89, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p20 

    Provides information on subclavian steal. Symptoms of subclavian steal; Causes of subclavian steal; Effectiveness of revascularization surgery.

  • pseudoapoplexy.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1801 

    A definition of the term "pseudoapoplexy" is presented. It refers to a condition that simulates a stroke, but it is not supported by cerebral hemorrhage

  • SUBCLAVIAN STEAL SYNDROME. Ewing, Donald D.; Campbell, Duncan W.; Kartchner, Mark M.; Lovett, Vernor F. // Vascular Surgery;May/Jun1971, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p137 

    The last decade has solidified the syndrome of "subclavian steal" as a clinical entity. Larceny of vital brain blood to maintain the integrity of mechanical function has stimulated over sixty clinical and laboratory publications. This hemodynamic paradox, reversed vertebral blood flow, was first...

  • SYMPTOMATOLOGY OF THE SUBCLAVIAN STEAL SYNDROME. Heidrich, H.; Bayer, O. // Angiology;Jul/Aug1969, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p406 

    Analysis of 207 cases of subclavian steal syndrome- described in the literature shows 45 per cent cerebral symptoms only, 40 per cent cerebral and arm symptoms, 10 per cent arm symptoms only, and 6 per cent no symptoms at all. Most frequent cerebral symptoms are attacks of vertigo, headaches,...

  • Incidental Finding of Subclavian Steal in a Cardiac Catheterization for Acute Coronary Syndrome. Wiedel, Noah; Stys, Adam T.; Stys, Tomasz P. // South Dakota Medicine;Apr2014, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p145 

    The subclavian steal syndrome (SSS) refers to neurological symptoms that develop from a proximal subclavian artery occlusion. We present a case of an asymptomatic patient found to have subclavian steal (SS) on angiography. A brief literature review follows.

  • Steal syndrome following an arteriovenous fistula - case report and treatment option. Roată, Cristian Ene; Moroşanu, Corneliu; Makkai-Popa, Silviu Tiberiu; Covic, Adrian Constantin // Archive of Clinical Cases;2015, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p103 

    The paper presents the case of a 48 year-old diabetic patient that underwent hemodialysis for a long period of time and presented to our hospital with digital hypoperfusion symptoms following an arteriovenous fistula between the humeral artery and the basilic vein. The anamnesis of the patient...

  • subclavian steal syndrome. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p719 

    An encyclopedia entry for "subclavian steal syndrome" is presented. It refers to the recurrent attacks of blurred or double vision, loss of coordination, or dizziness when one arm is moved. It is caused by the narrowing of the arteries that supply the arms, usually due to atherosclerosis. The...

  • DICTIONARY UPDATE. Peters, Mark // Copyediting;Aug2011, p12 

    The article presents updates on dictionary terms including humble brag, deather, and Obamneycare.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics