Subclavian steal syndrome is a circulatory disorder of the brain. It occurs by a narrowing of an arm artery near the clavicle (arteria subclavia). Patients often experience dizziness or vision problems. The subclavian steal syndrome can be cured by invasive procedures. Here you can read everything about the subclavian steal syndrome.
Subclavian steal syndrome is a very rare circulatory disorder of the brain. It occurs when arteria subclavia is narrowed. This constriction is usually caused by a calcification of the vessels. In order to better understand the causes of a subclavian steal syndrome, a look at the anatomy is worthwhile: