common carotid artery


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common carotid artery

[¦käm·ən kə′räd·əd ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
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was advanced over a hydrophilic guidewire through the aortic arch, with selective catheterization of the right common carotid artery.
Common carotid artery dissection: A rare cause for cervical pain.
Associations of carotid artery intima-media thickness (IMT) with risk factors and prevalent cardiovascular disease: comparison of mean common carotid artery IMT with maximum internal carotid artery IMT.
According to the Mannheim Consensus recommendations, cIMT measurements were obtained from the distal 2 cm of the common carotid artery over a distance of approximately 1.
Carotid Doppler ultrasonography showed complete occlusion of the right common carotid artery (CCA) and internal carotid artery (ICA).
The internal branch of the SLN is accompanied by the superior laryngeal artery, which is a branch of superior thyroid artery, which in turn is the first branch of external carotid artery immediately after bifurcation of the common carotid artery.
Using a standard femoral artery access site, a 5 French catheter was quickly advanced into the right common carotid artery.
The pressure on carotid sinus baroreceptors, which are located just cephalad to the bifurcation of the common carotid artery, results in bradycardia, hypotension, or combination of both.
Ultrasound of the common carotid artery was performed to identify vascular calcification and subjects were divided into 2 groups: a calcification (+) group and a calcification (-) group.
2) The tumor location is variable, posterior to the bifurcation of the common carotid artery or partially wedged in between the internal and external carotids.
Researchers aimed to test the cross sectional association of carotid plaques and common carotid artery intima-media thickness with calf circumference (CC), representing peripheral fat and lean mass, and with waist circumference and waist-to-hip ratio, two markers of abdominal obesity.
They also underwent computed tomography of the chest to assess coronary artery calcium (CAC); B-mode ultrasound to evaluate the intimal medial thickness of the internal carotid artery (ICA IMT) and of the common carotid artery (CCA IMT); and magnetic resonance imaging to determine the left ventricular (LV) mass, the authors reported.