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*  Internal carotid artery
... the internal carotid artery is somewhat dilated. This part of the artery is known as the carotid sinus or the carotid bulb. The ... The named branches of the petrous segment of the internal carotid artery are: the vidian artery or artery of the pterygoid ... They arise from the common carotid arteries where these bifurcate into the internal and external carotid arteries at cervical ... The internal carotid artery is a terminal branch of the common carotid artery; it arises around the level of the fourth ...
*  Endarterectomy
... particularly when the carotid artery is narrowed. A carotid endarterectomy may itself cause a stroke at the time of operation. ... The procedure is widely used on the carotid artery of the neck as a way to reduce the risk of stroke, ... The first successful reconstruction of the carotid artery was performed by Carrea, Molins, and Murphy in Argentina, later in ... It was first performed on a superficial femoral artery in 1946 by Portuguese surgeon, João Cid dos Santos, at the University of ...
*  Carotid sinus
The carotid sinus extends from the bifurcation to the "true" internal carotid artery. The carotid sinus is sensitive to ... The carotid sinus is the reflex area of the carotid artery, consisting of various nerve receptors for baroregulation (pressure ... In human anatomy, the carotid sinus is a dilated area at the base of the internal carotid artery just superior to the ... Massage of the carotid sinus, carotid sinus massage is used to diagnose carotid sinus syncope and is sometimes useful for ...
*  Intima-media thickness
Variations in IMT between different locations (e.g. the common carotid artery, the carotid bulb and the internal carotid artery ... The carotid artery is the usual site of measurement of IMT and consensus statements for carotid IMT have been published for ... Often, IMT is measured in three locations: in the common carotid artery (typically at one cm proximal to the flow divider), at ... IMT can be measured using external ultrasound in large arteries relatively close to the skin (e.g. the carotid, brachial, ...
*  Carotid stenting
... stenosis of the carotid artery, or are asymptomatic with >80% stenosis of the internal carotid artery. Carotid stenting may be ... Carotid artery stenting (CAS) is an endovascular procedure where a stent is deployed within the lumen of the carotid artery to ... CAS is used to treat narrowing of the carotid artery in high-risk patients, when carotid endarterectomy is considered too risky ... prior ipsilateral carotid artery surgery, intra-thoracic or intracranial carotid disease) that make surgery difficult or risky ...
*  Common carotid artery
... Right and left common carotid arteries Head and neck anatomy Carotid sheath Carotid ... Common carotid artery Common carotid artery - right view Brachial plexus and common carotid artery ... the common carotid artery splits ("bifurcates" in literature) into an internal carotid artery (ICA) and an external carotid ... the ascending pharyngeal artery, the inferior thyroid artery, or, more rarely, the vertebral artery. The common carotid artery ...
*  Internal carotid plexus
The internal carotid plexus (internal carotid plexus) is situated on the lateral side of the internal carotid artery, and in ... along the walls of the internal carotid artery, to enter the internal carotid plexus. These fibres then distribute to deep ... Some of the fibres from the internal carotid plexus converge to form the deep petrosal nerve. The internal carotid plexus ... it distributes filaments to the wall of the internal carotid artery, and also communicates with the tympanic branch of the ...
*  Carotid artery
... may refer to: Common carotid artery, often "carotids" or "carotid", an artery on each side of the neck which ... divides into the external carotid artery and internal carotid artery External carotid artery, an artery on each side of the ... neck and meninges Internal carotid artery, an artery on each side of the head and neck supplying blood to the brain. ...
*  External carotid artery
Maxillary artery Superficial temporal artery Branches of external carotid artery Magnetic Resonance Angiography "Carotid artery ... The external carotid artery is a major artery of the head and neck. It arises from the common carotid artery when it splits ... As the artery travels upwards, it supplies: In the carotid triangle:Superior thyroid artery, arising from its anterior aspect ... At its origin, this artery is closer to the skin and more medial than the internal carotid, and is situated within the carotid ...
*  Carotid artery stenosis
The carotid artery divides into the internal carotid artery and the external carotid artery. The internal carotid artery ... Carotid arteries Section of carotid artery with plaque. Blood flows from the common carotid artery(bottom), and divides into ... At the throat it forks into the internal carotid artery and the external carotid artery. The internal carotid artery supplies ... The common carotid artery is the large vertical artery in red. The blood supply to the carotid artery starts at the arch of the ...
*  Carotid artery dissection
The incidence of spontaneous carotid artery dissection is low, and incidence rates for internal carotid artery dissection have ... Carotid artery dissection is a separation of the layers of the artery wall supplying oxygen-bearing blood to the head and brain ... Treatments include observation, anticoagulation, stent implantation and carotid artery ligation. 70% of patients with carotid ... Internal carotid artery dissection can also be associated with an elongated styloid process (known as Eagle syndrome when the ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Cardiovascular Disorders: Vascular Disorders: Carotid Artery Disease
Blockage or narrowing of the arteries in the neck can cause patients to suffer a stroke which occurs when part of the brain ... When to Operate in Carotid Artery Disease When to operate in carotid artery disease by Jose Biller, M.D. and William H. Thies, ... Dissection, Carotid Artery Cervical artery dissection is a significant cause of stroke in patients under 40 years of age. ... "Health ... Carotid Artery Disease" search on: AOL - Ask - Bing - DuckDuckGo - Gigablast - Google - ixquick - Yahoo - Yandex - ...
*  Sphenoid bone
Basilar part of occipital bone Carotid sulcus lodging cavernous sinus and internal carotid artery These are asymmetrical air ... Internal carotid artery. Sphenoidal sinus Pterygospinal ligament Basilar skull fracture According to most dictionaries, the ...
*  Facial canal
Internal carotid artery. Abing W, Rauchfuss A (2005). "Fetal development of the tympanic part of the facial canal". European ...
*  Tinnitus
... tinnitus may be a symptom of potentially life-threatening conditions such as carotid artery aneurysm or carotid artery ... Selim, Magdy; Caplan, Louis R (2004). "Carotid Artery Dissection". Current Treatment Options in Cardiovascular Medicine. 6 (3 ... Moonis G, Hwang CJ, Ahmed T, Weigele JB, Hurst RW (2005). "Otologic manifestations of petrous carotid aneurysms". American ...
*  Tympanic cavity
Internal carotid artery. Auditory ossicles. Tympanic cavity. Deep dissection. This article incorporates text in the public ... The anterior wall (or carotid wall) is wider above than below; it corresponds with the carotid canal, from which it is ... and by the deep petrosal nerve which connects the sympathetic plexus on the internal carotid artery with the tympanic plexus on ... separated by a thin plate of bone perforated by the tympanic branch of the internal carotid artery, ...
*  Internal auditory meatus
Internal carotid artery. This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918) ... and the labyrinthine artery (an internal auditory branch of the basilar artery) can pass from inside the skull to structures of ...
*  Basilar part of occipital bone
Internal carotid artery. This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918) ...
*  Incus
Internal carotid artery. Auditory ossicles. Tympanic cavity. Deep dissection. Aditory ossicles.Incus and malleus.Deep ...
*  Brendan Marrocco
His injuries include: Amputation of both arms and both legs; Severed left carotid artery; Broken nose, left eye socket and ...
*  Prostaglandin EP4 receptor
... kidney glomeruli and Tunica media of kidney arteries; corpus cavernosum of the penis; carotid artery atherosclerotic plaques; ... The ductus operates in the fetus to shunt blood from the pulmonary artery to the proximal descending aorta thereby allowing ... analogs are used to keep the ductus open in neonates with congenital heart defects such as Transposition of the great arteries ...
*  Tom Green (runner)
His carotid artery received some damage. Upon reaching the Shock Treament Center in Baltimore, Maryland, he was put into a ...
*  Cavernous sinus
... from medial to lateral internal carotid artery (and internal carotid plexus). See also cavernous part of internal carotid ... The internal carotid artery (carotid siphon), and cranial nerves III, IV, V (branches V1 and V2) and VI all pass through this ... Abducens nerve Internal carotid artery accompanied by the Internal carotid plexus Tributaries: Superior ophthalmic vein ... aneurysms of the intracavernous carotid artery, carotid-cavernous fistula, bacterial infection causing cavernous sinus ...
*  Raymond Gosling
Baskett, J. J.; Lewis, R. R.; Beasley, M. G.; Gosling, R. G. (1990). "Changes in Carotid Artery Compliance with Age". Age and ... "A computerized method for processing of spectrally analysed Doppler-shifted signals from insonated arteries". Journal of ...
*  Submandibular triangle
... are the submental artery and the mylohyoid artery and nerve. The posterior part of this triangle contains the external carotid ... The external and internal carotid artery 2. The internal jugular vein 3. The deep cervical lymph nodes 4. The 10th cranial ... more deeply are the internal carotid, the internal jugular vein, and the vagus nerve, separated from the external carotid by ... the external carotid, being crossed by the facial nerve, and gives off in its course the posterior auricular, superficial ...
*  List of ICD-9 codes 390-459: diseases of the circulatory system
Dissection of carotid artery (443.22) Dissection of iliac artery (443.23) Dissection of renal artery (443.24) Dissection of ... Occlusion and stenosis of basilar artery (433.1) Occlusion and stenosis of carotid artery (433.2) Occlusion and stenosis of ... Basilar artery syndrome (435.1) Vertebral artery syndrome (435.2) Subclavian steal syndrome (435.3) Vertebrobasilar artery ... 440) Atherosclerosis (440.1) Stenosis of renal artery (440.2) Peripheral Arterial Disease (440.21) Peripheral Arterial Disease ...
*  Cerebrovascular disease
The common carotid artery divides into the internal and the external carotid arteries. The internal carotid artery becomes the ... Dissections within the carotid arteries or vertebral arteries may compromise blood flow to the brain due to thrombosis, and ... From the basilar artery are two posterior cerebral arteries. Branches of the basilar and PCA supply the occipital lobe, brain ... The carotid arteries cover the majority of the cerebrum. ... Arteries supplying oxygen and nutrients to the brain are often ...