common carotid artery

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common carotid artery

[¦käm·ən kə′räd·əd ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
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For the new study, researchers used 3-D MRI to study the carotid arteries for evidence of intraplaque hemorrhage (IPH), an indicator of advanced atherosclerotic disease.
Type I proatlantal artery with bilateral absence of the external carotid arteries.
Previous studies found that mild hypothermia could prevent neuronal ischemia and stroke during surgical procedures on arteries that supply the brain, especially with extended occlusive lesions on both internal carotid arteries (4).
In all, 54 patients completed the snore outcomes survey regarding their snoring habits, as well as underwent a carotid artery duplex ultrasound to measure the intima-media thickness of the carotid arteries.
The development of retropharyngeal carotid arteries has been attributed to (1) atherosclerotic changes in the carotid artery that lead to tortuousness of the vessel and (2) congenital anomalies associated with velocardiofacial syndrome, spondyloepimetaphyseal dysplasia, and cleft palate.
The left common (Figure 3) and external (Figure 4) carotid arteries were markedly small, but with expected normal Doppler waveforms.
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.
In stroke screenings, the ultrasound displays images of the carotid arteries on both sides of the neck, measuring the blood flow through these vessels.
An ischemic stroke, the most common type, can occur when carotid arteries become narrowed and when small particles of atherosclerotic plaque become dislodged from the diseased artery wall.
Huvos' examination of 64 resected carotid arteries found that 70% had involvement of the carotid wall or sheath with invasive squamous cell carcinoma (24).
LONDON, July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- About Carotid Stent Carotid artery disease refers to the blockage or narrowing of carotid arteries due to plaque formation (Fibrous tissue, cholesterol, and calcium deposits.

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