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carotid

either one of the two principal arteries that supply blood to the head and neck
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[USPRwire, Mon Aug 19 2019] Carotid Stenosis is a condition where the carotid arteries, the two key arteries that move oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the brain.
[ClickPress, Thu Jul 04 2019] The market for Carotid Stenosis treatment is living on this trend of cardiovascular diseases, where most certain market players present in the cardiovascular industry offers solutions for Carotid Stenosis.
Assessment of the carotid and coronary artery atherosclerosis in known or suspected CAD patients was done using the B-mode ultrasound and quantitative coronary angiography.
Sonograms measured carotid artery wall thickness and carotid plaque severity.
Keywords: Carotid body tumors, Harmonic Scalpel, Internal carotid artery reconstruction, Internal carotid artery ligation, Paragangliomas.
Carotid atherosclerosis, a common carotid artery disease, is recognized as one of the major cardiovascular diseases.
CTA demonstrated complete left internal carotid occlusion at the level of the styloid tip, 1-cm cranial to the bifurcation, which extended to the carotid terminus (figure 1).
Carotid arterial system tortuosity is comparatively less common than its variations in branching patterns and termination.
According to a study detailed in the Journal of American Heart Association, the researchers observed a 0.05 millimetre lower carotid artery wall thickness between high and low intakes of total vegetables.
Most common source of embolism is the carotid bifurcation, but may arise from the aortic arch, common carotid, internal carotid, vertebral, and basilar artery also.