communicating artery

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Noun1.communicating artery - any of three arteries in the brain that make up the circle of Willis
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
brain, encephalon - that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
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Foetal type posterior communicating artery (FTPcomA) was considered when the posterior cerebral artery (PCA) originated from the ipsilateral internal carotid artery (ICA) instead of the basilar artery with diameter greater than the ipsilateral pre-communicating segment (P1) of the PCA.
The left MCA was noted to be supplied by a patent and prominent left posterior communicating artery on CTA imaging (not shown).
The supraorbital keyhole approach effectively exposes the frontal lobe base, anterior clinoid process, canalis opticus, olfactory sulcus, olfactory tract, optic nerve, optic chiasm, oculomotor nerve, anterior communicating artery, anterior cerebral artery A1 segment, pituitary stalk, diaphragma sellae, dorsum sellae, posterior clinoid process, basilar artery apex, posterior cerebral artery P1 segment, superior cerebellar artery proximal, front upper pontine and interpeduncular cistern, anteromedial temporal lobe, internal carotid, middle cerebral artery (M1, M2 segment, and part of M3 segment), anterior choroidal artery, posterior communicating artery; and contralateral carotid artery medial surface, anterior cerebral artery A1 and A2 proximal, middle cerebral artery M1 and M2 proximal.
Abbreviations CoW --circle of Willis ICA --internal carotid artery ACA --anterior cerebral artery AcomA --anterior communicating artery ACP --posterior cerebral artery MRI --magnetic resonance imaging MRA --magnetic resonance angiography DUS --duplex ultrasonography
They cover basic anatomy, external and internal carotid arteries, the carotid-ophthalmic triangle, posterior communicating artery and anterior choroidal artery, middle cerebral artery, anterior cerebral and anterior communicating arteries, basilar bifurcation and posterior cerebral arteries, vertebral and basilar arteries, and venous anatomy.
Two intracranial aneurysms were found, one at the anterior communicating artery (Acom), the other at the carotid T.
The CT-angiography (CTA) and digital subtraction angiography (DSA) showed multiple cerebral aneurysms at the site of bifurcation of right middle cerebral artery, A1 segment of left anterior cerebral artery, anterior communicating artery, left posterior communicating artery, and basilar artery bifurcation (Figure 1).
In general, the anterior communicating artery and posterior circulation aneurysms cause such IVHs.
Endovascular treatment of acutely ruptured wide-necked anterior communicating artery aneurysms using the Enterprise stent.

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