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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He said that to prevent any stroke the carotid vessels have also need intervention or procedure at some extent to prevent any stroke because he has a high risk for stroke as well.
The small tip of these instruments can easily dissect the tumor off carotid vessels. After taking the control of common carotid artery (CCA) we identify internal (ICA) and external carotid arteries (ECA) and vagus nerve.
The occurrence of multiple loops of carotid vessels presented in this case is unique and has not yet been reported.
She underwent surgical excision of the mass, without trauma to the carotid vessels and care was taken to identify the Hypoglossal and vagus nerves.
The manual image acquisition of carotid vessels was obtained before the automatic measurement of the intima-media using QIMT (Quality Intima Media Thickness) software, integrated into the instrument provided (Esaote MyLab 30 CV); QIMT software, using the RF (Radio Frequency Data Processing) signal in real-time, ensures high accuracy of a few [micro]M, making it the method of choice for early detection of atherosclerosis.