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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The subclavian and common carotid arteries stemmed from these two trunks.
This pivotal study follows both an early feasibility study conducted in Zones 0-1 with the branch device in the brachiocephalic or left common carotid arteries and a feasibility study in Zone 2 with the branch device in the left subclavian artery.
Our study clearly demonstrates that Intima-media thickness of common carotid arteries is significantly higher in hypertensive as compared to normal individuals.
Atherosclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis: relationships between intima-media thickness of the common carotid arteries and disease activity and disability.
Group 2: untreated ischemic group with occlusion of bilateral common carotid arteries, Group 3: Ischemic rats received 50 mg/kg, ellagig acid for 14 days.
The dissection flap extended to the arch of aorta, innominate artery and right common carotid arteries (Fig.
Periphery type of curve was recorded in the common carotid arteries.
While there appears to be no single overriding explanation for these results, Cleveland Clinic cardiologist and vascular specialist Mehdi Shishehbor, MD, believes that they may be related to the state of the patient's common carotid arteries and aortic arch, the curved portion at the top of the aorta where the right and left common carotid arteries begin.