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carotid

either one of the two principal arteries that supply blood to the head and neck
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Then contrast enhanced CT of chest performed which showed a saccular contrast filled out-pouching arising from mediastinal part of left common carotid artery measuring 2.
sup][2] As one of the vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia, the role of carotid atherosclerosis in the relation to cognitive function has provoked abundant discussions and researches in recent years, based on preclinical, neuropathology, neuroimaging, physiological, and epidemiology studies.
Unilateral agenesis of the internal carotid artery with intracavernous carotid-carotid anastomosis
Complete report on Carotid Endarterectomy market spread across 102 pages providing 29 company profiles and 122 tables and figures is available at http://www.
Patient and Methods: A total of 145 consecutive patients who underwent carotid artery stenting were enrolled in study.
Most cases of primary carotid artery aneurysms are due to atherosclerotic disease and secondary causes include pseudoaneurysms secondary to neck trauma or previous surgery and mycotic aneurysms (1,2).
If atherosclerosis results in significant stenosis (narrowing) of the carotids, you may require a surgery known as carotid endarterectomy or minimally invasive angioplasty with stenting to unclog them, especially if you've experienced symptoms.
Carotid atherosclerosis leads to plaque formation and these plaques gradually increase in size and cause stenosis.
There is little information in the literature on the influence of diabetes mellitus (DM) on carotid endarterectomy (CEA) early outcome.
The common carotid artery originates from the brachiocephalic artery at right and the aortic arch at left.
Food and Drug Administration today cleared for marketing the ENROUTE Transcarotid Neuroprotection System (ENROUTE TNS), for use during a minimally invasive procedure to restore normal blood flow to narrowed carotid arteries.
The carotid arteries in the neck supply blood to the brain.