common carotid artery

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common carotid artery

[¦käm·ən kə′räd·əd ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
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Common carotid artery intima-media thickness in patients with brain infarction and intracerebral hemorrhage.
However, according to radiographs, an injury was inflicted in unusual dorsoventral axis with a blade positioned in the diagonal trajectory with the knife blade tip close to the right-sided vertebral artery and common carotid artery (Figs.
Long-term physical activity was only marginally significantly associated with common carotid artery intima-media thickness, but this was not significant after adjustment for physiological risk factors.
Extracranial carotid system including common carotid, external carotid, and internal carotid arteries of both sides have been evaluated in all patients.
Intraoperative view shows the tumor being opened to reveal the common carotid. The sternocleidomastoid muscle is retracted posteriorly and the larynx anteriorly.
Neck CT-scan done at the local hospital revealed C2-C4 transverse process fractures on the right side, fracture at the right lamina of C3, and right common carotid artery dissection.
Linked to what is mentioned above about factors influencing CIMT, it is noteworthy that left common carotid artery directly originates from the aortic arch, while in the right side the same vessel is a branch of the brachiocephalic trunk.
We opted for percutaneous angioplasty and stenting, but, given the anatomic particularity of patient's vascular system detachment of the left common carotid artery from the aortic arch in oblique position), stenting in the neurosurgery clinic was impossible, so the patient was referred to interventional cardiology (Figure 9).
Blood concentration of homocysteine was measured and ultrasound of Common Carotid Artery for intima-media thickness was performed.
The changes in intima-media thickness of the common carotid artery duringa 2-year observation period were examined as the primary end point.