*  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
*  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=1&blogday=9&blogyear=2013&blogid=10737418615
*  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
*  Diabetic Neuropathy Is a More Important Determinant of Baroreflex Sensitivity Than Carotid Elasticity in Type 2 Diabetes |...
Calibrated carotid artery tonometry would be a valuable choice to determine carotid pulse pressure, although we did not feel ... Whether the common carotid artery can be considered an adequate estimate of the carotid bulb properties for baroreflex function ... Carotid distensibility was measured bilaterally at the common carotid artery in 79 consecutive diabetic patients and 60 matched ... for the common carotid artery. Beat-by-beat internal carotid diameters changes were determined from the B-mode images analyzed ...
  http://hyper.ahajournals.org/content/46/1/162
*  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
*  Central Aortic Blood Pressure From Ultrasound Wall-Tracking of the Carotid Artery in ChildrenNovelty and Significance |...
Carotid distension waveforms were obtained by radiofrequency ultrasound wall tracking of the carotid artery, using the ART.LAB ... Radiofrequency ultrasound wall tracking of the carotid artery was performed as in the invasive validation study. Carotid ... tonometric measurements obtained at the carotid artery would be expected to perform as well as carotid wall tracking.10 However ... assumes carotid wall distension to be proportional to local intra-arterial carotid pressure and for carotid pressure to ...
  http://hyper.ahajournals.org/content/65/5/1141
*  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
*  Progression of carotid artery occlusion and resulting cerebral infarct (stroke) - Medical Animation
The camera then zooms into a detailed cut-section through the left carotid artery bifurcation. As blood flows to the brain, an ... figure with the brain and major arteries shown. ... animation shows the progression of a left carotid artery ... The camera then zooms into a detailed cut-section through the left carotid artery bifurcation. As blood flows to the brain, an ... Progression of carotid artery occlusion and resulting cerebral infarct (stroke) - Medical Animation. ...
  http://stock-medical-animation.com/generateexhibit.php?ID=75472&ExhibitKeywordsRaw=&TL=&A=
*  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
*  Patent US8870805 - Method and apparatus for treating a carotid artery - Google Patents
... with or without blocking of blood flow through the external carotid artery), shunting blood from the internal carotid artery ... The method comprises transcervical access and blocking of blood flow through the common carotid artery ( ... and treating the lesion in the carotid artery. ... comprises a method for treating lesions in the carotid artery ... In the method, the blood in the carotid artery may be actively withdrawn and returned to the carotid artery. In the method, ...
  http://www.google.co.uk/patents/US8870805
*  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 Arteries - American Academy of Ophthalmology
There are two carotid arteries in your neck: one on the right side and one on the le ... There are two carotid arteries in your neck: one on the right side and one on the left side. ...
  https://www.aao.org/eye-health/anatomy/carotid-arteries
*  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 Disease | BIDMC
The carotid arteries, located on either side of your neck, run from your aorta (in your chest) to your brain. Carotid artery ... or carotid artery stenosis) occurs when the major arteries in your neck, which deliver oxygen-rich blood to your brain, become ... disease is a form of peripheral artery disease. ... Carotid artery disease (or carotid artery stenosis) occurs when ... Carotid artery disease is a form of peripheral artery disease.. Carotid Artery Disease Symptoms and Diagnosis. As plaque builds ...
  https://www.bidmc.org/conditions-and-treatments/heart-and-vascular/carotid-artery-disease
*  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