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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11,17) recommend that the endovascular management of penetrating carotid artery injuries is safe, and that endovascular repair should be considered the first choice of treatment in stable patients with subclavian artery injuries.
But internal and common carotid artery injuries should be repaired8, as was done in our four patients.
Internal carotid artery stenting for blunt carotid artery injuries with an associated pseudoaneurysm.