Recorded information included the location of the primary pons infarction divided by different arterial supply regions (paramedian, lateral [ventrolateral and dorsolateral], tegmental, or mixed region); plaque formation or stenosis at the basilar artery
(BA); the timing of WD of the MCPs detected by MRI; and the signal features of WD on different MRI sequences and other secondary changes in the brainstem.
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.
While I primarily use the Solitaire(TM) Revascularization Device to treat patients with acute ischemic stroke, I utilize a direct aspiration approach as my first line treatment strategy in select circumstances such as basilar artery
thromboembolism and in select anterior circulation cases," said Dr.
A CTA head was then performed, which demonstrated basilar artery
transection with active contrast extravasation into the prepontine cistern (Figure 3).
Brain MRI confirmed bilateral vertebral artery hematoma, and MRA showed dissection of the right vertebral artery involving the whole V1, V2 and V3 segments, occluding the V4 segment, and dissection of the left artery involving the V3 segment with insufficient filling of the V4 segment and basilar artery
Although mortality rates for extracranial carotid and vertebral artery dissections are reported to be between 5% and 10%, mortality rates increase to above 70% for intracranial carotid and basilar artery
Only the patients with unilateral carotid disease and no vertebral and basilar artery
stenosis or occlusion were included.
Ruptured vertebrobasilar junction aneurysm associated with basilar artery
Every day I live with the knowledge the clot is still in my brain, on my basilar artery
which controls breathing, heart rate and blood pressure.
Posterior Cerebral Artery (PCA) is a branch of basilar artery
, which are formed by the union of two vertebral arteries.
Persistent trigeminal artery (PTA) is unusual anastomosis between the carotid artery and basilar artery
, with an incidence between 0.
6% either by the Superior Cerebellar Artery(SCA), Anterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery(AICA), posterior Inferior Cerebellar artery(PICA), Basilar artery
or an artery in synergy with arachnoid adhesions.