anterior cerebral artery

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Noun1.anterior cerebral artery - one of two branches of the internal carotid arteryanterior cerebral artery - one of two branches of the internal carotid artery; divides into two branches that serve (1) the thalamus and (2) parts of the frontal and parietal cortex
arteria cerebri, cerebral artery - any of the arteries supplying blood to the cerebral cortex
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A neurosurgical view of anatomical variations of the distal anterior cerebral artery: an anatomical study.
5) demonstrates an azygous anterior cerebral artery.
Giant aneurysm arising from the anterior cerebral artery and causing an isolated homonymous hemianopsia.
2001) reported that use of magnesium sulfate as a tocolytic was associated with decreased cerebral per fusion pressure and blood flow in the anterior cerebral artery and internal carotid artery during the first day of life (p < .
The increased vertical facial dimension is attributed to the counteracting mechanism of the sagittal synostosis of the cerebral cranium and the anterior cerebral fossa leading to a total craniofasiostenosis.
Moreover, the reduction of "flow voids" in regions of the internal carotid artery (ICA), anterior cerebral artery (ACA) and medium cerebral artery (MCA) associated with an increase in collateral vessels of the basal ganglia and thalamus is considered essential to the diagnosis.
MR angiography, determined occlusion at the right supraclinoid internal carotid artery (ICA), about 80 % shrinkage in the left ICA and basilar artery, and filling of the bilateral middle cerebral artery (MCA), anterior cerebral artery (ACA) and posterior cerebral arteries (PCA) via collaterals (Figure-2a).
8) The corpus callosum is otherwise primarily supplied by the internal carotid system, via the anterior cerebral arteries.
In one hemisphere, an accessory MCA was found arising from the anterior cerebral artery, medial to the recurrent artery of Heubner.
Pathologic studies have shown that the relative density of sympathetic innervation is greatest in the internal carotid and anterior cerebral territories and least in the basilar artery and its branches.
The internal carotid artery (ICA) enters the cranial vault posterior to the eye orbit, supplying blood to the ophthalmic artery before terminating into the middle cerebral artery (MCA) and the anterior cerebral artery (ACA).

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