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*  Cerebral infarction
... large artery. Cerebral artery gas embolism (e.g. during ascent from a SCUBA dive) is also a possible cause of infarction ( ... or posterior circulation infarct (POCI). These four entities predict the extent of the stroke, the area of the brain affected, ... A cerebral infarction is an area of necrotic tissue in the brain resulting from a blockage or narrowing in the arteries ... If cerebral infarction is caused by a thrombus occluding blood flow to an artery supplying the brain, definitive therapy is ...
*  Internal carotid artery
Branches from the communicating portion Posterior communicating artery Anterior choroidal artery Anterior cerebral artery (a ... artery the anterior choroidal artery The internal carotid then divides to form the anterior cerebral artery and middle cerebral ... The named branches of the petrous segment of the internal carotid artery are: the vidian artery or artery of the pterygoid ... C2: Branches from the petrous portion Caroticotympanic arteries Artery of pterygoid canal (vidian artery) C3: Branches from the ...
*  Guglielmi detachable coil
A microcatheter is inserted into the femoral artery and navigated to the targeted cerebral artery. Upon reaching the aneurysm, ... Endovascular coiling is preferred for aneurysms located in the posterior circulation. It is advantageous in treating early ... The short and medium term efficacy of GDC coils in the treatment of cerebral aneurysms has been promising. While the long term ... It led to a revolutionary advance in the field of endovascular minimally-invasive surgery for the occlusion of cerebral ...
*  Intracranial aneurysm
... communicating artery Posterior communicating artery Middle cerebral artery Internal carotid artery Tip of basilar artery ... Aneurysms in the posterior circulation (basilar artery, vertebral arteries and posterior communicating artery) have a higher ... Basilar artery aneurysms represent only 3%-5% of all intracranial aneurysms but are the most common aneurysms in the posterior ... A catheter is inserted into a blood vessel, typically the femoral artery, and passed through blood vessels into the cerebral ...
*  Posterior cerebral artery
Not to be confused with the Anterior choroidal artery The posterior choroidal branches of the posterior cerebral artery are ... small arteries which arise from the posterior cerebral artery after it has turned around the cerebral peduncle; they supply a ... The posterior cerebral artery (PCA) is one of a pair of blood vessels that supply oxygenated blood to the posterior aspect of ... of the posterior communicating artery and the basilar artery and connects with the ipsilateral middle cerebral artery (MCA) and ...
*  Posterior cerebral artery syndrome
... is a condition whereby the blood supply from the posterior cerebral artery (PCA) is ... Stroke syndromes: Posterior cerebral artery - unilateral occipital. [Internet]. [updated 1999 July; cited 2011 May 13]. ... Left posterior cerebral artery syndrome presents alexia without agraphia; the lesion is in the splenium of the corpus callosum ... "The influence of the non-Newtonian properties of blood on blood-hammer through the posterior cerebral artery". Mathematical ...
*  Macula of retina
"Posterior Cerebral Artery Stroke". Medscape Reference. Medscape. Retrieved 23 October 2011. Siegel, Allan; Sapru, Hreday N. ( ... In the case of occipitoparietal ischemia owing to occlusion of elements of either posterior cerebral artery, patients may ... This selective sparing is due to the collateral circulation offered to macular tracts by the middle cerebral artery. ...
*  Macropsia
Park, M. G., Joo, H., Park, K. P., & Kim, D. S. (2005). Macropsia caused by acute posterior cerebral artery infarction. J ... This lesion can be due to an ischemic cell death after an acute posterior cerebral infarction. The most prevalent research on ... There is evidence that a lesion appearing in the posterior area of the ventral occippitotemporal visual pathway can cause ... The MRI may show swelling of the cerebral cortex, transient T2 prolongation, and transient lesions. Unlike in MRI's, no ...
*  Thalamus
... arteries, and posterior (medial and lateral) choroidal arteries. These are all branches of the posterior cerebral artery. Some ... The thalamus derives its blood supply from a number of arteries: the polar artery (posterior communicating artery), paramedian ... which is a rare anatomic variation in which a single arterial trunk arises from the posterior cerebral artery to supply both ... The thalamus has been thought of as a "relay" that simply forwards signals to the cerebral cortex. Newer research suggests that ...
*  Claude's syndrome
It has been reported that posterior cerebral artery stenosis can also precipitate Claude's syndrome. It carries the name of ... Dhanjal T, Walters M, MacMillan N (2003). "Claude's syndrome in association with posterior cerebral artery stenosis". Scottish ... Claude's syndrome is caused by midbrain infarction as a result of occlusion of a branch of the posterior cerebral artery. This ... lesion is usually a unilateral infarction of the red nucleus and cerebral peduncle, affecting several structures in the ...
*  Subarachnoid cisterns
Perforating branches of the posterior cerebral and superior cerebellar arteries. The third portion of the posterior cerebral ... The posterior cerebral artery. Its infratentorial portion contains: The superior cerebellar artery. The fourth (IV) nerve. ... It contains: The optic chiasm The bifurcation of the basilar artery. Peduncular segments of the posterior cerebral arteries ( ... It contains: The anterior cerebral arteries (A1 and proximal A2). The anterior communicating artery. Heubner's artery. The ...
*  Cerebrovascular disease
From the basilar artery are two posterior cerebral arteries. Branches of the basilar and PCA supply the occipital lobe, brain ... The internal carotid artery becomes the anterior cerebral artery and the middle central artery. The ACA transmits blood to the ... Narrowed cerebral arteries can lead to ischemic stroke, but continually elevated blood pressure can also cause tearing of ... The carotid arteries cover the majority of the cerebrum. The common carotid artery divides into the internal and the external ...
*  Homonymous hemianopsia
Posterior cerebral artery penetrating branch occlusion may result in infarction of the posterior capsule, causing hemisensory ... eMedicine > Posterior Cerebral Artery Stroke Authors: Christopher Luzzio and Consuelo T Lorenzo. Updated: Jul 15, 2009 ... Homonymous hemianopsia secondary to posterior cerebral artery occlusion - may result in syndromes of memory impairment, ... The more posterior the cerebral lesion, the more symmetric (congruous) the homonymous hemianopsia will be. For example, a ...
*  Tela choroidea
... the posterior choroidal artery (branch from the posterior cerebral artery). Medial posterior choroidal branches run forward ... The blood supply of these plexuses is from the posterior inferior cerebellar artery. The lateral ventricles also contains the ... the two veins unite to form the great cerebral vein).[citation needed] The arteries carrying blood into the choroid plexuses ... The posterior layer covers the antero-inferior surface of the cerebellum. ...
*  Benedikt syndrome
It can result from occlusion of the posterior cerebral artery or paramedian penetrating branches of the basilar artery. Deep ... syndromes arising from posterior cerebral artery branch occlusion". Journal of the neurological sciences. 228 (1): 105-107. doi ... Benedikt syndrome, also called Benedikt's syndrome or paramedian midbrain syndrome, is a rare type of posterior circulation ...
*  Hermann Wilbrand
Condition due to occlusion of the posterior cerebral artery of the dominant hemisphere. Named with French neurologist Jean- ... Wilbrand's knee: A group of extramacular ganglion cell axons that extend forward into the posterior optic nerve. Charcot- ...
*  Pure alexia
The posterior cerebral artery is a main local for the cause of this deficit because this artery is not just responsible for ... Patients with this deficit mostly do suffer from a stroke to the posterior cerebral artery. But they may be susceptible to pure ... Pure alexia almost always involves an infarct to the left posterior cerebral artery (which perfuses the splenium of the corpus ... This part of the brain is also referred to as the posterior lateral part of the brain. In cases of pure alexia, locations are ...
*  Charcot-Wilbrand syndrome
In 1883 Jean-Martin Charcot encountered a patient who was most likely suffering from posterior cerebral artery thrombosis (not ... In 1887 Hermann Wilbrand was studying an elderly female subject with bilateral posterior cerebral artery thrombosis. This ... Murri L., Arena R., Siciliano G., et al: Dream recall in patients with focal cerebral lesions. Arch Neurol 1984; 41:183. Solms ... Nielsen J.:Agnosia, Apraxia, Aphasia: Their Value in Cerebral Localization, 2nd ed. New York, Hoeber,1946. Chokroverty Seds. ...
*  Shear thinning
"The influence of the non-Newtonian properties of blood on blood-hammer through the posterior cerebral artery". Mathematical ...
*  Optic radiation
The optic radiation receives blood through deep branches of the middle cerebral artery and posterior cerebral artery. They ... Horizontal section of right cerebral hemisphere. Diagram of the tracts in the internal capsule. 3D schematic representation of ... The optic radiation (also known as the geniculocalcarine tract, the geniculostriate pathway, and posterior thalamic radiation) ...
*  Blood hammer
"The influence of the non-Newtonian properties of blood on blood-hammer through the posterior cerebral artery". Mathematical ... The blood hammer phenomenon is a sudden increase of the upstream blood pressure in a blood vessel (especially artery or ... The term "blood-hammer" was introduced in cerebral hemodynamics by analogy with the hydraulic expression "water hammer," ... 1976). ""Blood-hammer" phenomenon in cerebral hemodynamics". Mathematical Biosciences. 29 (3-4): 193-202. doi:10.1016/0025-5564 ...
*  Visual cortex
The visual cortex receives its blood supply primarily from the calcarine branch of the posterior cerebral artery. Each V1 ... In macaques, it is located anterior to V2 and posterior to posterior inferotemporal area (PIT). It comprises at least four ... In mammals, it is located in the posterior pole of the occipital lobe and is the simplest, earliest cortical visual area. It is ... For example, David Van Essen and others (1986) have proposed the existence of a "dorsal V3" in the upper part of the cerebral ...
*  Pineal gland
... supplied from the choroidal branches of the posterior cerebral artery. The pineal gland receives a sympathetic innervation from ... In humans, functional cerebral dominance is accompanied by subtle anatomical asymmetry. The primary function of the pineal ... Posterior view. Macchi M, Bruce J (2004). "Human pineal physiology and functional significance of melatonin". Front ... Pineal tumours also can cause compression of the cerebral aqueduct, resulting in a noncommunicating hydrocephalus. Other ...
*  List of rail accidents (1980-89)
A medical board concluded that this was due to a transient disturbance of blood flow in the posterior cerebral arteries. ...
*  Posterior communicating artery
The brain is supplied with blood by the internal carotid arteries and also by the posterior cerebral arteries; the posterior ... Each posterior communicating artery connects the three cerebral arteries of the same side. Anteriorly, it connects to the ... prior to the terminal bifurcation of the ICA into the anterior cerebral artery and middle cerebral artery. Posteriorly, it ... The development of the posterior cerebral artery (PCA) in the fetal brain occurs relatively late and arises from the fusion of ...
*  List of ICD-9 codes 390-459: diseases of the circulatory system
Occlusion of cerebral arteries (434.0) Cerebral thrombosis (434.00) Cerebral thrombosis without cerebral infarction (434.01) ... true posterior (410.7) MI, acute, subendocardial (410.8) MI, acute, spec. (410.9) MI, acute, unspec. (411) Other acute and ... Cerebral thrombosis with cerebral infarction (434.1) Cerebral embolism (434.10) Cerebral embolism without cerebral infarction ( ... 434.11) Cerebral embolism with cerebral infarction (435) Transient cerebral ischemia (435.0) Basilar artery syndrome (435.1) ...
*  Transcranial Doppler
... and posterior cerebral arteries. Similar to other neuroimaging techniques such as functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) ... Bleton, H; Perera, S; Sejdic, E (2016). "Cognitive tasks and cerebral blood flow through anterior cerebral arteries: a study ... related cognitive styles determined using Fourier analysis of mean cerebral blood flow velocity in the middle cerebral arteries ... Each basal cerebral artery of the circle of Willis gives origin to two different systems of secondary vessels. The shorter of ...