*  Evaluate Carotid Artery Plaque Composition by Magnetic Resonance Imaging in People Receiving Cholesterol Medication - Full Text...
... fat content of atherosclerotic plaques within the carotid arteries of people with coronary artery disease and carotid artery ... Coronary Artery Disease Carotid Artery Diseases Atherosclerosis Drug: Atorvastatin Drug: Niacin Drug: Colesevelam Drug: Placebo ... Coronary Artery Disease. Myocardial Ischemia. Coronary Disease. Atherosclerosis. Carotid Artery Diseases. Heart Diseases. ... Clinically established coronary artery disease or carotid artery disease with greater than 15% stenosis by ultrasound ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00715273?term=cardiac+MRI+OR+cardiovascular+magnetic+resonance+OR+cardiac+nuclear+magnetic+resonance&recr=Open&fund=01&rank=15
*  Carotid Artery MRI Helps Predict Likelihood Of Strokes And Heart Attacks - Redorbit
Abnormal thickening of the carotid artery wall and the presence of a lipid core and calcium in the internal carotid artery on ... Noninvasive imaging of carotid artery plaque with MRI can accurately predict future cardiovascular events like strokes and ... Carotid Artery MRI Helps Predict Likelihood Of Strokes And Heart Attacks. by editor ... To study the predictive value of MRI plaque imaging, researchers performed carotid artery ultrasound and MRI on 946 ...
  http://www.redorbit.com/news/health/1113086913/carotid-artery-mri-helps-predict-likelihood-of-strokes-and-heart-attacks/
*  Inflammatory Genomics in Human Carotid Artery Disease - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Carotid Artery Diseases. Arterial Occlusive Diseases. Vascular Diseases. Cerebrovascular Disorders. Brain Diseases. Central ... 810 control status with a case distribution of 335 subject with 15-49%, 275 with 50-75% and 200 with ,80% carotid artery ... Inflammatory Genomics in Human Carotid Artery Disease. This study has been completed. ... To investigate the relationship between genetic variation in genes for inflammation and carotid artery atherosclerosis. ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00070668?term=carotid+artery+disease&rank=10
*  Hemodynamic effect of calcifed plaque on blood flow in carotid artery disease: A preliminary study - Hemodynamic effect of...
Two carotid artery models were generated based on a sample patient data, with normal and calcified carotid artery appearances. ... Hemodynamic effect of calcifed plaque on blood flow in carotid artery disease: A preliminary study - Hemodynamic effect of ... Hemodynamic effect of calcifed plaque on blood flow in carotid artery disease: A preliminary study - Hemodynamic effect of ... Hemodynamic Effect of Calcifed Plaque on Blood Flow in Carotid Artery Disease: A Preliminary Study ...
  https://espace.curtin.edu.au/handle/20.500.11937/4615
*  Progression of Sub-Clinical Atherosclerosis - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Carotid Artery Diseases. Arteriosclerosis. Arterial Occlusive Diseases. Vascular Diseases. Cerebrovascular Disorders. Brain ... Strong associations exist between cardiovascular events and increased carotid artery wall intima-media thickness (IMT) as ... Carotid IMT is accepted as a surrogate marker of sub-clinical cardiovascular disease.The study will determine the rate of ... 2. Baseline carotid IMT and cumulative exposure to cardiovascular risk factors 20 years before the baseline visit are a better ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00241787
*  I Was Told I Have Carotid Artery Disease … What Are My Options? - Vascular Vitality
Posted in: Features Tagged: artery blockage, carotid arteries, Carotid Artery Disease, carotid endarterectomy, Jeffrey P. ... What is the treatment of carotid disease?. The greater the degree a carotid artery is blocked, the greater the risk of stroke. ... Have you been told you have diseased or clogged carotid arteries (carotid stenosis)? Are you nervous about what this may mean ... Approximately 30 percent of patients with a carotid bruit will have a significant carotid blockage. However, carotid bruits are ...
  http://blogs.cooperhealth.org/vascular/2015/11/i-was-told-i-have-carotid-artery-disease-what-are-my-options/
*  Use of B-mode ultrasound to examine preclinical markers of atherosclerosis: image quality may bias associations between...
RESULTS: Increased adiposity was associated with significantly increased odds (all P , .05) of average or poor carotid ... in the association between adiposity measures and carotid intima-media thickness by image quality, but there was some evidence ... METHODS: B-mode ultrasound was used to obtain common carotid intima-media thickness and common carotid artery distensibility of ... suggesting that the association between adiposity measures and carotid distensibility differed by image quality. CONCLUSIONS: ...
  https://www.obs-gyn.ox.ac.uk/publications/517371
*  CT Heart Scan Massena NY - Massena NY, CT Heart Scan, Massena NY heart disease prevention, Massena NY carotid arteries,...
... deposits and other substances in the blood stream may cause an interruption in the blood flow through the carotid arteries. ... A CT heart scan is used to diagnose blockage or narrowing of the carotid arteries of the neck and/or the branches of the ... carotid artery. Plaque build up, blood clots, calcium ... carotid arteries of the neck and/or the branches of the carotid ... scan is used to diagnose blockage or narrowing of the carotid arteries of the neck and/or the branches of the carotid artery. ...
  http://guides.wkbw.com/CT_Heart_Scan_Massena_NY-r1263621-Massena_NY.html
*  The importance of carotid artery stiffness and increased intima-media thickness in obese children
OZCETIN, Mustafa et al. The importance of carotid artery stiffness and increased intima-media thickness in obese children. SAMJ ... AIM: We aimed to study the effect of obesity on main carotid artery intima-media thickness (CIMT) and arterial stiffness. ... Stiffness index β was calculated using blood pressure and diameter of the systolic and diastolic artery. Intima-media thickness ... carotid ultrasonography and echocardiographic measurements. A detailed medical history was obtained. Body mass index (BMI) was ...
  http://www.scielo.org.za/scielo.php?script=sci_abstract&pid=S0256-95742012000500023&lng=pt&nrm=iso&tlng=en
*  OCT of Human Carotid Arterial Plaques | JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging
Right carotid angiogram just prior to carotid artery stenting (CAS) showed severe stenosis (arrow) of the internal carotid ... optical coherence tomography (oct) has not yet been applied to human carotid arteries during carotid artery stenting (CAS). The ... A T1-weighted image of black-blood MRI (D) showed higher intensity in the carotid artery plaque (white arrow) compared with ... Representative images of a plaque with calcification prior to CAS for a patient with symptomatic right internal carotid artery ...
  http://imaging.onlinejacc.org/content/4/4/432
*  carotid artery - Posts
Treatments and Tools for carotid artery. Find carotid artery information, treatments for carotid artery and carotid artery ... MedHelp's carotid artery Center for Information, Symptoms, Resources, ... Just over a year ago my right carotid artery suddenly started looking more like an allied t... ... Back in January 2014, I somehow managed to tear my right right internal carotid artery. Th... ...
  http://www.medhelp.org/tags/show/15587/carotid-artery?section=subjects
*  SonoSite Initiates Multi-Center Cardiovascular Research Study | SonoSite | NZ
Over 20 years of clinical research has shown that the thickness (T) of the two innermost layers of the carotid artery wall, the ... it is initiating a multi-center study to determine whether the addition of an ultrasound examination evaluating carotid artery ... Ultrasound study to assess Carotid Intima Media Thickness in an office setting 525 patients to be enrolled at seven medical ... Over 20 years of clinical research has shown that the thickness (T) of the two innermost layers of the carotid artery wall, the ...
  https://www.sonosite.com/nz/blog/sonosite-initiates-multi-center-cardiovascular-research-study
*  Upregulation of Basement Membrane-Degrading Metalloproteinase Secretion After Balloon Injury of Pig Carotid Arteries |...
... the balloon catheter was pulled back into the common carotid artery and immediately advanced into the right carotid artery. The ... each taken from six to eight uninjured carotid arteries (a) or arteries obtained 3 days (b), 7 days (c), or 21 days (d) after ... each taken from six to eight uninjured carotid arteries (a) or arteries obtained 3 days (b), 7 days (c), or 21 days (d) after ... In the rat carotid artery, injury increases tissue levels of gelatinase B and activates gelatinase A,13 19 further implicating ...
  http://circres.ahajournals.org/content/79/6/1177
*  Patients With COPD at Increased Risk of Carotid Artery Plaque Formation
... New research from the Netherlands shows that older ... are at increased risk for carotid artery plaque formation and for the presence of vulnerable plaques with a lipid core, ... Participations with carotid wall thickening (intima-media thickness ≥ 2.5 mm) on ultrasonography underwent high-resolution MRI ... Participants with COPD had a twofold increased risk of carotid wall thickening on ultrasonography compared with controls. This ...
  http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/NewsNow/2012/10/26/COPDStudy/?blogmonth=4&blogday=12&blogyear=2013&blogid=10737418615
*  Abstract 97: Association between Non-Stenosing Carotid Artery Plaque and Acute Ischemic Stroke | Stroke
Abstract 97: Association between Non-Stenosing Carotid Artery Plaque and Acute Ischemic Stroke. Ajay Gupta, Gino Gialdini, ... Hypothesis: We hypothesized that the prevalence of vulnerable, non-stenosing carotid artery plaque on the side ipsilateral to ... Abstract 97: Association between Non-Stenosing Carotid Artery Plaque and Acute Ischemic Stroke ... Abstract 97: Association between Non-Stenosing Carotid Artery Plaque and Acute Ischemic Stroke ...
  http://stroke.ahajournals.org/content/47/Suppl_1/A97
*  Retrograde motion in the carotid artery wall, the impact of left ventricle movement of the heart
... Persson, Roger LU (2012) ... A few years back from now it became evident that the common carotid artery has a distinct bidirectional movement pattern in the ... A few years back from now it became evident that the common carotid artery has a distinct bidirectional movement pattern in the ... A few years back from now it became evident that the common carotid artery has a distinct bidirectional movement pattern in the ...
  https://lup.lub.lu.se/student-papers/search/publication/3051799
*  Morphological But Not Functional Changes of the Carotid Artery Are Associated With the Extent of Coronary Artery Disease in...
Additionally, the association of carotid artery morphological changes such as carotid artery plaque formation1,2 or stenosis3,4 ... We evaluated the relationship between these parameters of the carotid artery and the extent of coronary artery disease (CAD) in ... Morphological But Not Functional Changes of the Carotid Artery Are Associated With the Extent of Coronary Artery Disease in ... Morphological But Not Functional Changes of the Carotid Artery Are Associated With the Extent of Coronary Artery Disease in ...
  http://stroke.ahajournals.org/content/39/5/1597
*  Internal carotid artery - Wikipedia
... 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 ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internal_carotid_artery
*  Extracranial carotid artery aneurysm
True aneurysms involving all layers of the carotid arterial wall and false aneurysms both occur. Overall, extracranial carotid ... Extracranial carotid artery aneurysms are uncommon and occur in a broad range of patients due to many etiologies. ... The extracranial carotid arteries include the common carotid artery, which originates in the chest, the external carotid artery ... Any segment of the carotid artery (common, external, internal) can be affected, although the internal carotid artery is most ...
  http://www.uptodate.com/contents/extracranial-carotid-artery-aneurysm
*  Left Common Carotid Artery
... the left common carotid artery extends out into the left external carotid artery and the left internal carotid artery. ... Left Common Carotid Artery. The left common carotid artery is the artery that provides oxygen-rich blood to the left side of ...
  http://www.innerbody.com/image_c1/card14-new2.html
*  Carotid Artery Endarterectomy
A carotid artery endarterectomy is a surgery to remove the deposits from this artery. Deposits in arteries result in plaque. ... The carotid artery carries blood through the neck to the brain. Blockage of this artery can lead to brain damage called a ... This Carotid Artery Endarterectomy page on EmpowHER Women's Health works best with javascript enabled in your browser.. Toggle ... a test that uses sound waves to examine the carotid arteries *. Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) scan. -a test that uses ...
  https://www.empowher.com/media/reference/carotid-artery-endarterectomy
*  Carotid Artery Endarterectomy and Stenting
... Carotid Artery Endarterectomy or Carotid Stenting are used to treat Carotid Artery ... A catheter will be inserted through the femoral artery and threaded to the carotid artery. ... Carotid Artery Endarterectomy is usually performed as follows:. *This surgery can be performed using a local or general ... Carotid Artery Disease and Stroke: Prevention and Treatment Professor of Surgery Bruce Perler discusses causes, symptoms, risk ...
  http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/heart_vascular_institute/conditions_treatments/treatments/carotid_artery_endarterectomy_stenting.html
*  Carotid Arteries
... on WN Network delivers the latest Videos and Editable pages for News & Events, including Entertainment, Music ... Common carotid artery. In anatomy, the left and right common carotid arteries (English pronunciation: /kəˈrɒtɪd/) are arteries ... Common carotid artery. In anatomy, the left and right common carotid arteries (English pronunciation: /kəˈrɒtɪd/) are arteries ... The common carotid artery is present on the left and right sides of the body. These arteries originate from different arteries ...
  https://wn.com/Carotid_arteries
*  Carotid Artery Interventions For Cerebrovascular Disease Compared
"Carotid Artery Interventions For Cerebrovascular Disease Compared." Medical News Today. MediLexicon, Intl., 6 Jun. 2011. Web. ... 2011, June 6). "Carotid Artery Interventions For Cerebrovascular Disease Compared." Medical News Today. Retrieved from. https ... or stroke before undergoing their carotid artery procedure (5.3 percent vs. 5.3 percent). It was noted that symptomatic women ... However, they added that the outcome of carotid angioplasty and stenting had not been extensively examined in women. "An ...
  https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/227621.php
*  CLK16 - What does CLK16 stand for? The Free Dictionary
clivus branches of cerebral part of internal carotid artery. *clivus ocularis. *clivvy ...
  http://acronyms.thefreedictionary.com/CLK16