common carotid artery

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common carotid artery

[¦käm·ən kə′räd·əd ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
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Type I tumors are small and can be easily dissected away from the carotid vessels.
In case of embolic stroke, the patient should undergo imaging of the carotid vessels by duplex ultrasonography, CT angiography, MRI angiography, or catheter angiography.
This mass has a positive Fontaine sign, which means that the mass is vertically fixed and laterally mobile because of the adherence of the carotid vessel.
a privately held endovascular medical device company, has received CE Mark approval for the SpideRX(TM) Embolic Protection Device for use in peripheral, coronary and carotid vessels.