cerebral artery

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Noun1.cerebral artery - any of the arteries supplying blood to the cerebral cortexcerebral artery - any of the arteries supplying blood to the cerebral cortex
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
anterior cerebral artery - one of two branches of the internal carotid artery; divides into two branches that serve (1) the thalamus and (2) parts of the frontal and parietal cortex
middle cerebral artery - one of two branches of the internal carotid artery; divides into three branches
posterior cerebral artery - arises from the basilar artery; divides into three branches
temporal artery - any of the three arteries on either side of the brain supplying the cortex of the temporal lobe
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CP resulted from a postpartum infarction of the left middle cerebral artery. Also, the fetus consistently maintained a normal, reactive heart beat with no late decelerations.
The day after the doctor visit, the woman went to a hospital, where she was diagnosed with a stroke from a left cerebral artery infarction and dissection with clot formation in the left internal carotid artery.
Written for scientists, this guide provides lists of necessary materials and reagents, readily-reproducible protocols and troubleshooting tips for lab work such as middle cerebral artery occlusion models, the retrieval of umbilical cord blood cells and the flow cytometric characterization of neural precursor cells.
The researchers studied 12 patients who, more than 6 months after an ischemic subcortical middle cerebral artery stroke, still had mild to moderate impairment of fine motor control in the affected hand but not spasticity in the arm.
The sound waves penetrate through the skull, pass through brain tissue and are reflected from the middle cerebral artery, the anterior cerebral artery and the posterior cerebral artery.
All patients had suffered a stroke of the left or right hemisphere middle cerebral artery and many had been left with problems moving or with cognitive processes.
One had an Al-segment abnormality of the left ascending cerebral artery. The other patient showed a variant ascending cerebral artery with bulbous origin at A2.
An autospy revealed the umbrella tip had pierced a cerebral artery.
There was evidence of vasospasm of the anterior cerebral artery complex, and he deteriorated clinically with evidence of symptomatic delayed ischemic neurological deficit (DIND) 3 days after surgery (8 days after SAH).
Doppler study of the middle cerebral artery: the best noninvasive test for the diagnosis and pursuit of the fetal anemia.
The sensitivity of the middle cerebral artery Doppler ultrasonography was 88%, and the specificity was 82%, yielding a positive predictive value of 80% and a negative predictive value of 89%.
However, the multifocal nature, lung infiltration, and involvement of the middle cerebral artery distribution suggest hematogenous dissemination (8,9) after replication of airborne conidia within the respiratory tract.

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