common carotid 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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Two cases of aberrant right subclavian artery and right vertebral artery that originated from the right common carotid artery.
Blood concentration of homocysteine was measured and ultrasound of Common Carotid Artery for intima-media thickness was performed.
High bifurcation of common carotid artery, anomalous origin of ascending pharyngeal artery and anomalous branching pattern of external carotid artery.
The regression in maximum left, maximum right, mean left, and mean right common carotid artery intima-media thickness was significantly greater with cilostazol compared with aspirin (_0.
Axial ultrasound images of patient revealing presence of intraluminal calcification (arrow) at level of bifurcation of left common carotid artery (a) without and (b) SCM: Sternocleidomastoid muscle; ICA: Internal carotid artery; ECA: External carotid artery; V: Internal jugular vein.
While the right common carotid artery gave off branches similar to those of the left common carotid artery, after giving off these branches, it coursed to the head as a single artery in the ventral part of the neck.
Table-2 shows the comparison of intimal thickness of right common carotid artery (RCCA), right internal carotid artery (RICA), left common carotid artery and left internal carotid artery between control group, hypertensive, patients with diabetes and patients with both diabetes and hypertension [Table-2]
There exists a difference between IMT of the left and right common carotid artery, with higher values on the left side which may explain predilection for cerebrovascular disease at the left side19.
5) However, in this patient, ultrasonography of the neck was performed and revealed a variant of the right common carotid artery from the left common carotid artery at the base of the neck crossing midline, causing a palpable mass.
Comparison of IMT of common carotid artery in pre-eclampsia group and control group showed significantly higher IMT in the former group (0.
Silk Road said that Enroute NPS allows the physician to directly access the common carotid artery in the neck and initiate high rate temporary blood flow reversal to protect the brain from stroke while delivering and implanting Silk Road's Enroute Transcarotid Stent.
Surgical treatment of a spontaneous rupture of a giant common carotid artery aneurysm