common carotid artery

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Related to common carotid artery: internal jugular vein, external carotid artery, subclavian artery
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Noun1.common carotid artery - runs upward in the neck and divides into the external and internal carotid arteriescommon carotid artery - runs upward in the neck and divides into the external and internal carotid arteries
arteria carotis, carotid artery - either of two major arteries of the neck and head; branches from the aorta
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Documented complications of foreign-body migration include retro-pharyngeal abscess, perforation of the esophagus, perforation of the aorta, embedment in the thyroid gland, and migration through the common carotid artery.
An 8F sheath was placed in the patient's right common femoral artery, and an 8F guiding catheter was advanced into the right common carotid artery.
Although ligation of the common carotid artery was once the primary modality of treatment, its unacceptable rates of neurologic morbidity provided the impetus for investigators to search for alternate therapeutic strategies.
3 cm proximal to the bifurcation of the right common carotid artery (figure, B).
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, bilateral common carotid artery occlusion in the rat: a model for chronic cerebral hypoperfusion-related neurodegenerative diseases.
Presence of increased stiffness of the common carotid artery and endothelial dysfunction in severely obese children: a prospective study.
Everyone in this heart risk analysis (1) had ultrasound imaging to measure cIMT in the common carotid artery when they entered the SUN Study and about 2 years later.
We measured the thickness of the intima-media on the far wall of the bilateral common carotid artery about 10-mm proximal to the bifurcation of the carotid arteries on the B-mode monitor and used the mean values for the study.
The first branch from the aorta is the innominate artery, which separates into the right subclavian and right common carotid artery.