• Increasingly, women born with complete transposition of the great arteries who have undergone atrial repair by either the Senning or the Mustard procedure are reaching childbearing age. (elsevier.com)
  • An angiogram showed a stain fed from the right middle meningeal artery without branches of the internal carotid artery ( Fig. 1D and E ). The intraoperative findings indicated that the tumor was attached to the dura mater and the tumor border was relatively clear. (spandidos-publications.com)
  • The frequency of pseudoaneurysms of the superficial temporal artery developing after craniotomy is exceedingly low and only a few cases have been reported. (frontiersin.org)
  • Pseudoaneurysm of the superficial temporal artery is a rare ( 2 , 3 ) clinical entity that typically occurs after a blunt trauma ( 1 , 4 - 6 ) to the frontotemporal region ( 5 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • There are reports of such traumatic pseudoaneurysms of superficial temporal artery ( 1 , 2 , 6 - 9 ), but within the context of craniotomy as a cause of pseudoaneurysm only few cases ( 2 ) have been described throughout the world. (frontiersin.org)
  • We present a case of pseudoaneurysm of the superficial temporal artery emerging after craniotomy for excision of meningioma. (frontiersin.org)
  • To our knowledge, this is the first case of superficial temporal artery pseudoaneurysm developing after craniotomy (for meningioma excision) from Pakistan. (frontiersin.org)
  • At the base of pseudoaneurysm, there was free end of superficial temporal artery, which was coagulated and ligated. (frontiersin.org)
  • The first case of superficial temporal artery pseudoaneurysm was described by Thomas Bartholin ( 1 , 2 , 4 , 6 ) in 1740 and was the result of blunt trauma ( 2 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • The present study reported an unusual case of temporal lobe glioblastoma (GBM) fed from the middle meningeal artery that progressed rapidly. (spandidos-publications.com)
  • We report here an unusual case of temporal lobe GBM fed from the middle meningeal artery that underwent double implantation of carmustine wafers and triple surgery. (spandidos-publications.com)
  • A pseudoaneurysm is a dilation of an artery that includes a defect in one or more layers of arterial wall ( 1 ). (frontiersin.org)
  • Thus the external maxillary artery in its course over the face, and the arteries of the lips, are extremely tortuous to accommodate themselves to the movements of the parts. (theodora.com)
  • Leliuk SE, Opolskaia EI, Shlyk EV, Leliuk VG (2010) Methodological approaches to ultrasound assessment of the pathogenesis and hemodynamic significance of steno-occlusive disease of the innominate, carotid, subclavian and vertebral arteries (literature review). (springer.com)
  • Up to 25 years later, the grown-up children underwent ultrasound scans on the large carotid arteries in their necks, to estimate their carotid intima media thickness (IMT). (www.nhs.uk)
  • At follow up, ultrasound measurements were carried out on the participants (who were now adults) to measure the thickness of their carotid artery walls (IMT). (www.nhs.uk)
  • A Cleveland Clinic study found ultrasound evidence that clogged coronary arteries had not gotten worse among 502 patients who were most successful at lowering their CRP levels. (selfgrowth.com)
  • ultrasound ABSTRACT Objective To examine the association between single umbilical artery (SUA) and cardiac defects and to determine whether patients with SUA require specialist fetal echocardiography. (slideshare.net)
  • Had an ultrasound yesterday and the technician spent a long time on the right artery, but a. (medhelp.org)
  • The researchers measaured air pollution near each person's house and performed two ultrasound measurements of the right carotid artery, separated by about three years. (abc.net.au)
  • locating said uterine artery with a locating device selected from the group consisting of a CT scanner, a fluoroscope, X ray, a MRI device, Doppler audio device, a gray scale color 2D Doppler ultrasound device, a landmark system, and combinations thereof. (google.com)
  • She and her colleagues used ultrasound imaging to measure the thickness of the inner walls of the carotid arteries on 70 children considered at risk. (latimes.com)
  • The scan the researchers used looks for tiny deposits of calcium in the walls of the coronary arteries to provide an early clue that this disease process may be occurring. (bbc.co.uk)
  • People who drank a few cups of coffee a day were less likely to have calcium deposits in their coronary arteries than people who drank more than this or no coffee at all. (bbc.co.uk)
  • Plaque is made up of deposits of cholesterol and other substances in the artery. (cdc.gov)
  • Dr. Mike Knapton, associate medical director at the British Heart Foundation, said calcified arteries could also be caused by other ailments including endocrine disorders and that it was impossible to tell from the CT scans if the types of calcium deposits in the mummies were the kind that would have sparked a heart attack or stroke. (sify.com)
  • A carotid artery endarterectomy is a surgery to remove the deposits from this artery. (empowher.com)
  • Deposits in arteries result in plaque. (empowher.com)
  • artery of the neck, the brachial artery inside the elbow, and the radial artery in the wrist. (britannica.com)
  • the arteries that supply blood to the head, neck, and arms arise from this arch and travel upward. (britannica.com)
  • Upon analyzing the results, the research team found that a lifelong history of casual exercise (2-3 times a week) resulted in more youthful middle-sized arteries, which supply oxygenated blood to the head and neck. (psychcentral.com)
  • A blocked artery in the neck is a serious condition that needs to be addressed. (ehow.co.uk)
  • These arteries run from your chest, through your neck and up to the brain. (ehow.co.uk)
  • This is your body's way of warning you that your neck arteries are becoming blocked to a dangerous level. (ehow.co.uk)
  • The researchers, led by Dr Sara Adar from the University of Michigan and Dr Joel Kaufman from the University of Washington , examined how exposure to fine particle pollution affects the carotid arteries -- the arteries that supply the head, neck and brain with oxygenated blood. (abc.net.au)
  • Your vascular surgeon makes an incision in the neck and then removes the plaque contained in the inner lining of your carotid artery. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • The carotid artery carries blood through the neck to the brain. (empowher.com)
  • The large arteries differ structurally from the medium-sized arteries in that they have a much thicker tunica media and a somewhat thicker tunica adventitia. (britannica.com)
  • As the large arteries get stiffer, their ability to cushion the pumping of blood from the heart is diminished, and that transmits increased pulsing force to the brain, which contributes to silent brain damage that increases dementia risk," explained senior study author Rachel Mackey. (hon.ch)
  • Extracranial carotid artery aneurysms are uncommon and occur in a broad range of patients due to many etiologies. (uptodate.com)
  • Working with mice, the Yale-UCL team discovered that in order for VEGF-driven artery formation to occur, VEGF must bind with two molecules known as VEGFR2 and NRP1, and all three must work as a team. (scienceblog.com)
  • How does cerebral artery (PCA) stroke occur? (medscape.com)
  • If narrowing is not extensive, difficulties may occur only during physical exertion, when the narrowed arteries are unable to meet the increased oxygen requirements of the heart. (healthcentral.com)
  • this, in turn, becomes the brachial artery as it passes down the upper arm. (britannica.com)
  • For example, the brachiocephalic artery carries blood into the brachial (arm) and cephalic (head) regions. (innerbody.com)
  • Beetroot juice also had no effect on the dilation (widening) of the brachial artery in these volunteers," says lead author and Penn State physiology graduate student Jin-Kwang Kim. (theepochtimes.com)
  • Exercise has a cascading effect that helps with a variety of the conditions that lead to clogged arteries. (wikihow.com)
  • Keto diet can lead to clogged arteries? (indiatimes.com)
  • High blood cholesterol levels can cause hardening of the arteries at a younger age. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Even some adolescents have these "fatty streaks" of cholesterol in their artery walls. (webmd.com)
  • LDL cholesterol starts to accumulate in the wall of the artery. (webmd.com)
  • Over years, the toxic mess of cholesterol and cells becomes a cholesterol plaque in the wall of the artery. (webmd.com)
  • Sudden cholesterol plaque rupture and clotting causes blocked arteries. (webmd.com)
  • Cerebrovascular disease -- Cholesterol plaque can rupture in one of the brain 's arteries. (webmd.com)
  • Cholesterol and other fatty substances accumulate on the inner wall of the arteries. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Once deposited into arteries, bad cholesterol - known to physicians as low density lipoprotein - triggers the body's immune system, which is meant to destroy invading microbes but can drive inflammatory disease in the wrong context. (eurekalert.org)
  • Damage to the arteries can be slowed or halted with lifestyle changes, including smoking cessation, dietary modifications, and regular exercise, or by medications to lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels. (healthcentral.com)
  • The artery thickening was most advanced in patients who were the most obese and had the highest levels of a type of cholesterol known as triglycerides, so that combination "should be a red flag to the doctor that a child is at high risk of heart disease," she said. (latimes.com)
  • Your aim should be to lower LDL, the bad cholesterol that clogs arteries. (care2.com)
  • The fats that clog arteries apparently work in conjunction with air pollution particles to trigger the genes behind inflammation, which leads to increased lesions in the clogged arteries, and the potential for thrombi, and resultant heart attacks or strokes. (motherjones.com)
  • Interestingly, most heart attacks are not caused by build-up of goo in your arteries, but rather, by inflammation in the arterial walls that suddenly ruptures causing a clot to form. (halfbakery.com)
  • Now we can recommend the Mediterranean diet as a preventive strategy for all disease of the cardiovascular system , including heart attacks, strokes and peripheral artery disease," Steinbaum said. (medicinenet.com)
  • Tainted air Long-term exposure to pollution may speed up hardening of the arteries contributing to heart attacks and strokes, say US researchers. (abc.net.au)
  • Scientific collaborators from Yale School of Medicine and University College London (UCL) have uncovered the molecular pathway by which new arteries may form after heart attacks, strokes and other acute illnesses - bypassing arteries that are blocked. (scienceblog.com)
  • Past work by Razani's team and other groups has shown that immune cells called macrophages work to clean up plaque in the arteries. (indiatimes.com)
  • Todua F., Gachechiladze D. (2018) Congenital Variations of Extracranial Arteries. (springer.com)
  • MONDAY, Oct. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Stiff arteries may significantly raise the risk of dementia, researchers report. (hon.ch)
  • The efficacy of the radial artery graft, which is easier to harvest than other arteries, is less clear. (redorbit.com)
  • Although most clinicians assume that compared with vein grafts, arterial grafts have an improved patency rate, there are little multi-institutional prospective data on radial artery graft vs. saphenous vein graft patency," the authors write. (redorbit.com)
  • The standard examination includes the use of color-flow mapping in the fetal pelvis to visualize the two umbilical arteries and the diagnosis of SUA. (slideshare.net)
  • Cross-sectional imaging for diagnosis and clinical outcome prediction of acute basilar artery thrombosis. (medscape.com)
  • Clots may form in these narrowed arteries and block blood flow. (medlineplus.gov)
  • If the arteries supplying the heart become narrow, blood flow can slow down or stop. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The inner layer of the artery wall thickens, the artery's diameter is reduced, and blood flow and oxygen delivery are decreased. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Narrowed arteries can cause chest pain because they can block blood flow to your heart muscle and the rest of your body. (cdc.gov)
  • Health care professionals can measure blood pressure within the heart and the strength of blood flow through the heart's chambers as well as collect blood samples from the heart or inject dye into the arteries of the heart (coronary arteries). (cdc.gov)
  • Arterioles, like arteries, are able to use smooth muscle to control their aperture and regulate blood flow and blood pressure. (innerbody.com)
  • When plaque accumulates in the arteries leading to the brain, the path for blood flow narrows, depriving portions of the brain of oxygenated blood. (pcrm.org)
  • The eventual result is blocked arteries, which places blood flow at risk. (webmd.com)
  • The absence of any direct effect on forearm muscle blood flow or artery dilator function was not due to a lack of absorption of the supplement into the blood stream," Proctor adds. (theepochtimes.com)
  • The doctor will also use a stethoscope to listen to the blood flow through the carotid arteries. (news-medical.net)
  • Arteries and veins are structurally different and have long been functionally defined by the direction of blood flow that they carry. (nih.gov)
  • This is typically because the arteries are damaged, diseased, or blocked, all of which can disrupt the blood flow. (healthline.com)
  • According to the Mayo Clinic, clogged heart arteries can lead to angina (chest pain), because your heart does not receive enough blood flow. (livestrong.com)
  • means for at least partially penetrating an anatomical structure in the region of the uterine artery to cause at least partial occlusion of the uterine artery to thereby decrease the blood flow to the uterus and said disorder. (google.com)
  • Abnormal course of arteries includes non-typical outcome from magistral trunks and abnormal locations. (springer.com)
  • Abnormal congenital fistulous communications of the coronary arteries. (nih.gov)
  • Scientists have discovered the method by which dietary trans-fats cause hardening of the arteries. (mercola.com)
  • A database shows that more than 10,000 patients in the United States received radial artery grafts in 2008, suggesting that about 6 percent of patients undergoing CABG have radial artery grafts. (redorbit.com)
  • Steven Goldman, M.D., of the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System and the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center in Tucson, and colleagues, compared one-year angiographic patency of radial artery grafts vs. saphenous vein grafts in 757 participants (99 percent men) undergoing elective, first-time CABG. (redorbit.com)
  • A balloon attached to the catheter is then inflated to widen the artery and a small metal tube called a stent is often used to help keep the artery open. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Coming soon: "Off-the-shelf" veins and arteries, says an Indian-origin researcher-led team in UK which claims to have for the first time grown all three main types of cells that make up the walls of a blood vessel. (deccanherald.com)