common carotid artery


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common carotid artery

[¦käm·ən kə′räd·əd ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
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13 Common Carotid Artery intima-media thickness (CCA IMT) is an important determinant of atherosclerosis.
On the right side, after displaying the mentioned branching, the right common carotid artery was observed to pass medially and settle into the cervical carotid canal, otherwise known as the osteomuscular canal, and to course to the head.
Individual common carotid artery wall layer dimensions, but not carotid intima-media thickness, indicate increased cardiovascular risk in women with pre-eclampsia: an investigation using noninvasive high-frequency ultrasound.
A longitudinal incision was made along the line of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, with temporal detachment of this muscle at the clavicular insertion to gain access to the proximal segment of the common carotid artery.
A small connection was also seen between the main pulmonary artery and left common carotid artery apart from its origin.
Fully automated common carotid artery and internal jugular vein identification and tracking using B-mode ultrasound.
High resolution B-mode ultrasonography was used to measure intima medial thickness (IMT) and velocity of both sides common carotid artery, external and internal carotid artery and vertebral artery.
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).
Permanent occlusion of bilateral common carotid artery is a model for chronic cerebral hypoperfusion/ Ischemia which is associated with neurodegenerative diseases [1].
Common carotid artery (CCA) pseudoaneurysms are commonly due to penetrating neck injuries.