basilar artery

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Related to basilar artery: vertebral artery, Basilar Artery Migraine
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Noun1.basilar artery - an unpaired arterybasilar artery - an unpaired artery; supplies the pons and cerebellum and the back part of the cerebrum and the inner ear
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
head, caput - the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains; "he stuck his head out the window"
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Patients with his type of stroke, called a basilar artery occlusion, can be given a "game-changing" treatment called a thrombectomy within 24 hours.
The circle of Willis is a ring-like vascular network at the base of the brain that connects cerebral arteries, the basilar artery, and carotid arteries and provides blood supply to the brain.
Atheroma is the most common arterial disorder and atheromatous plaques most commonly form at the origin of internal carotid arteries, origin of basilar artery and proximal parts of middle, posterior and anterior cerebral arteries5.
In this study, investigators flow loaded the basilar artery in rats by performing bilateral carotid artery ligation.
Inside the skull, they merge to form the basilar artery, which supplies blood to the back of the brain.
Garcia was taken from Dubai Marina to Rashid Hospital, where he was diagnosed with basilar artery occlusion, an infrequent form of an acute stroke, which invariably leads to death or long-term disability if blood flow is not restored.
The atherosclerotic plaque component and remodeling of basilar artery, which are similar with coronary plaque (5), and the distribution of the plaque play a vital role in patients' treatment decision-making (6).
In our study, we excluded patients with occlusion in a large vessel other than isolated MCA such as basilar artery, terminal or tandem ICA and MCA because endovascular treatment was performed alone or following IV rt-PA in such occlusions, which could contribute to a higher rate in our study.
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.12 Vessel arising from ICA with equal or smaller diameter than the ipsilateral P1 of the PCA were classified as PcomAs.12 COW was then classified as complete, partially complete and incomplete configuration.
Toutouzas, "Coronary artery ectasia, aneurysm of the basilar artery and varicose veins: Common presentation or generalized defect of the vessel wall?