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common carotid artery

[¦käm·ən kə′räd·əd ′ärd·ə·rē]
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Atherosclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis: relationships between intima-media thickness of the common carotid arteries and disease activity and disability.
Atherosclerotic plaques are most often formed in the proximal internal carotid artery; however, the common carotid artery is also the culprit at times.
By use of a standard 45[degrees] projection from vertical, we acquired data from images obtained at 3 levels: the common carotid artery (CCA), level of the carotid artery bulb, and proximal internal carotid artery (ICA).
Ultrasound measurements of the abdominal aorta and the common carotid artery were carried out in 8 adult, white New Zealand rabbits (Charles River, Germany) using an ultrasound device (GE Vingmed Ultrasound A/S System VIVID FIVE, N-3191, Norway) fitted to a 10 MHz linear probe.
Group 2: untreated ischemic group with occlusion of bilateral common carotid arteries, Group 3: Ischemic rats received 50 mg/kg, ellagig acid for 14 days.
5) were linked to a faster thickening of the inner two layers of the common carotid artery, an important blood vessel that provides blood to the head, neck, and brain.
For the secondary outcomes, which included four segments of the common carotid artery and eight segments of the common carotid and bifurcation sites, the long-acting basal insulin resulted in slight but statistically significant annualized differences in maximum CIMT of -0.
Ultrasonic examinations of the stiffness index [beta] of the common carotid arteries were carried out in the supine position with slight hyperextension of the neck, using a high-resolution ultrasonic phase-locked echo-tracking system.
Everyone in this heart risk analysis (1) had ultrasound imaging to measure cIMT in the common carotid artery when they entered the SUN Study and about 2 years later.
Association between intimamedia thickness and wall shear stress in common carotid arteries in healthy male subjects.
We visually inspected the common carotid artery, the bulb, and the internal carotid artery at both sides for the presence of plaque.