common carotid artery

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common carotid artery

[¦käm·ən kə′räd·əd ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
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Firstly, the tracheosyringeal trunk branched off from the common carotid arteries (Fig.
All patients were subjected to CT scan brain and colour doppler study of extracranial carotid arteries, the systolic and diastolic velocity of blood flow, and the ratio of peak systolic velocities of common carotid arteries, carotid intimal medial thickness, presence of atheromatous plaque and thrombus were looked for and then the percentage of stenosis of the affected patients were assessed.
The Enroute TPS provides a minimally invasive treatment for certain patients whose tortuous (twisted) or diseased vasculature does not permit access via the groin for treating their narrowed carotid arteries.
It is able to detect plaque at the bifurcation of the internal and external carotid arteries, and is used to define vascular anatomy proximal and distal to a stenotic plaque.
Compared to non-snorers, snorers were found to have a significantly greater intima-media thickness of the carotid arteries, the study finds.
While both treatments can effectively restore blood flow through the carotid arteries, which run along the right and left sides of the neck and carry blood to the brain, each one carries its share of risks and benefits.
Neurologically he remained completely asymptomatic as regards to the carotid dissections, and repeat CT angiography showed stable dissections with widely patent internal and external carotid arteries.
Mild hypothermia during carotid surgery for patients with a unilateral critical stenosis and contralateral total occlusion of the carotid arteries is safe and protects cerebral function in the early and late postoperative periods.
Retropharyngeal carotid arteries occur when the cervical portion of the carotid artery is displaced medially.
In stroke screenings, the ultrasound displays images of the carotid arteries on both sides of the neck, measuring the blood flow through these vessels.
For 40 years, doctors have cleared blockages of the carotid arteries in the neck, which supply blood to the head, by surgically removing plaque from the vessels.

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