ciliary artery


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Noun1.ciliary artery - one of several arteries supplying the choroid coat of the eyeciliary artery - one of several arteries supplying the choroid coat of the eye
eye, oculus, optic - the organ of sight
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
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High BP may raise IOP by increasing ultrafiltration of aqueous humor through elevation of ciliary artery pressure.
Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) examination was performed to assess the major ocular vessels (i.e., ophthalmic artery, central retinal artery, and posterior ciliary artery), including the degree of stenosis and haemodynamic changes of the arteries.
(2) In order to prevent this possible sight-threatening complication, surgical procedures which spare the anterior ciliary artery should be favored, especially in patients with risk factors.
(2) GCA involves granulomatous inflammation of large and medium sized arteries and AION occurs from an inflammatory thrombosis of the short posterior ciliary artery. (10)