common carotid artery

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common carotid artery

[¦käm·ən kə′räd·əd ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
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Group II includes tumours that are intimately associated and compressed carotid vessels, but that could be resected with careful subadventitial dissection.
Age was found to be significantly correlated with the thickness of intima media layers of carotid vessel.
* Type I tumors are small and can be easily dissected away from the carotid vessels. One of our patients had a type I tumor.
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. So the mass is mobile in anterior-posterior direction but not in the towards up and down.
Perhaps, these observations were related to some morphofunctional specialisations of the carotid vessels, which had been constantly subjected to local functional adaptations.
Interventional cardiologists accustomed to working in the coronary arteries will find the carotid vessels much larger and less prone to in-stent restenosis.