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*  Osteoprotegerin Is a Risk Factor for Progressive Atherosclerosis and Cardiovascular Disease | Circulation
The ultrasound protocol involved scanning of the internal (bulbous and distal segments) and common carotid arteries (proximal ... Analysis focusing on the association between IMT, a precursor lesion of atherosclerosis, and OPG fell short of statistical ... was quantified at the far wall of plaque-free sections of the common carotid arteries as the distance between the lumen-intima ... OPG was found to be significantly and independently related to severity and 10-year progression of carotid artery disease, as ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/109/18/2175
*  Performing Permanent Distal Middle Cerebral with Common Carotid Artery Occlusion in Aged Rats to Study Cortical Ischemia with...
Here we present a protocol to produce permanent distal middle cerebral artery occlusion in elderly female rats with ... The carotid artery on the ipsilateral side to the lesion was then permanently occluded and the contralateral carotid artery was ... Proximal MCA occlusions affect the deep territory through the lenticulostriatal arteries and cause large infarcts encompassing ... 1Wolfson Centre for Age-Related Diseases, King's College London, University of London, 2Department of Neuroimaging, James Black ...
  https://www.jove.com/video/53106/performing-permanent-distal-middle-cerebral-with-common-carotid?status=a55112k
*  Carotid Revascularization and Medical Management for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis Trial - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Coronary artery disease with two or more proximal or major diseased coronary arteries with 70% stenosis that have not, or ... common carotid) and/or ipsilateral external carotid artery, that preclude safe sheath placement. ... Non-contiguous lesions and long lesions (,3 cm).. *Qualitative characteristics of stenosis and stenosis-length of the carotid ... Carotid Artery Diseases. Cerebrovascular Disorders. Brain Diseases. Central Nervous System Diseases. Nervous System Diseases. ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT02089217
*  Imaging in Carotid and Vertebral Artery Dissection: Practice Essentials, Radiography, Computed Tomography
The term dissection refers primarily to an elevation or separation of the intimal lining of an artery from the subjacent media ... or severe renal disease). [10] However, it is user dependent, and while it can be used to reveal a dissection in the proximal ... Carotid artery dissection typically involves the postbulbar segment rather than the carotid bifurcation, which is the common ... lesions in the dissection group were larger than those in the PFO group (median diameter of largest lesion, 50 mm vs 23 mm, ...
  https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/417341-overview
*  Safety and Efficacy Study for Reverse Flow Used During Carotid Artery Stenting Procedure - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Presence of extensive or diffuse atherosclerotic disease involving the proximal common carotid artery that would preclude the ... Patient has a discrete lesion located in the internal carotid artery (ICA) with or without involvement of the contiguous common ... Carotid Artery Diseases. Cerebrovascular Disorders. Brain Diseases. Central Nervous System Diseases. Nervous System Diseases. ... It will be used in conjunction with a FDA approved carotid artery stent for the treatment of carotid artery disease. ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01685567
*  Carotid Artery Stenosis Imaging: Practice Essentials, Radiography, Computed Tomography
Note the slightly dilated shape of the distal common carotid artery and the proximal internal carotid artery (carotid bulb). ec ... Because carotid duplex imaging does not help in assessing the intracranial portion of the carotid artery, tandem lesions of the ... and internal carotid artery (ICA). In most cases, a complete diagnostic evaluation for cerebral vascular disease can be ... and the left carotid artery share a common origin. The right common carotid artery (RCA) and the right internal carotid artery ...
  https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/417524-overview
*  Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting Versus Endarterectomy in Asymptomatic Subjects Who Are at Standard Risk for Carotid...
Subject has a discrete lesion located in the internal carotid artery (ICA); the contiguous common carotid artery (CCA) may be ... Two or more proximal diseased coronary arteries of , 70% stenosis that have not or cannot be revascularized or , 30 days since ... Severe vascular disease including tortuosity and/or occlusive disease that would preclude the safe introduction of a guiding ... Device: Carotid artery stenting with filter (interventional) Carotid artery stenting with filter (interventional) ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/record/NCT00106938?show_rss=Y&sel_rss=mod14
*  Valor II: The Valiant Thoracic Stent Graft System Clinical Study - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
20 mm distal to the origin of the left common carotid artery and must be ≥ 20 mm proximal to the celiac artery; ... Thoracic aortic lesion is confirmed, at a minimum, by diagnostic contrast enhanced computerized tomography (CT) with optional 3 ... Subject has a connective tissue disease (e.g., Marfan's syndrome, aortic medial degeneration). ... Type I: endoleak in continuity with the proximal anchoring site(proximal endoleak) or the distal anchoring site(distal endoleak ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00413231?term=Aortic+Aneurysm&lup_s=07%2F07%2F2013&lup_d=14&show_rss=Y&sel_rss=mod14
*  Common carotid artery stenosis | Angiologist
These lesions have been linked to stroke and TIA. Proximal common carotid artery lesions may result in reduced blood flow to ... But common carotid artery stenosis has also been linked to stroke. It is sometimes a result of special diseases such as ... common carotid artery stenosis often poses a greater clinical challenge. Causes of common carotid artery stenosis. Common ... Diagnosis of common carotid artery stenosis. Common carotid artery stenosis is often diagnosed when actually looking for ...
  http://www.angiologist.com/arterial-disease/common-carotid-artery-stenosis/
*  Hepatocyte gp130 Deficiency Reduces Vascular Remodeling After Carotid Artery Ligation | Hypertension
... and the left common carotid artery was carefully exposed and ligated proximal to the carotid bifurcation using a 6-0 nylon silk ... Serum amyloid A as a predictor of coronary artery disease and cardiovascular outcome in women: the National Heart, Lung, and ... murine acute phase protein SAA11 on the migration and recruitment of monocytic cells into the atherosclerotic lesion. In this ... Carotid Artery Ligation. As described by Kumar and Lindner,15 permanent ligation of the left common carotid artery was ...
  http://hyper.ahajournals.org/content/54/5/1035
*  Pre-operative work up questions Flashcards by Naser Zalloum | Brainscape
3. Ratio between PSV in the internal carotid artery and the proximal common carotid artery (ICA/CCA ratio). This ratio correct ... Symptomatic carotid artery disease or asymptomatic disease but stenosis of > 80% unilateral or bilateral ... Symptomatic for both lesion s. Reverse-staged: CABG then carotid--high rate of stroke (14%) while mortality is the same ... Left main disease. Peripheral vascular disease. History of TIA/Stroke. Carotid bruit on exam Smoking female DM Prior carotid ...
  https://www.brainscape.com/flashcards/pre-operative-work-up-questions-6108172/packs/9342655
*  WO2007053728A1 - Angioplasty cutting device and method - Google Patents
The strut is configured to be disposed at the stenotic lesion to engage the stenotic lesion for dilatation of the body vessel ... The device further comprises at least one strut integrally formed with the distal collar and the proximal collar. At least one ... The device comprises a distal collar and a proximal collar. ... cutting device for balloon angioplasty of a stenotic lesion in ... Vascular diseases, such as coronary artery disease, are common diseases. Such diseases are caused by stenotic lesions narrowing ...
  https://patents.google.com/patent/WO2007053728A1/en
*  Vascular: Renal Arteries Imaging Pearls - Learning Modules | CT Scanning | CT Imaging | CT Scan Protocols - CTisus
coronary artery disease. *Renal Artery Stenosis. • Describe locations. - atherosclerotic lesions usually arise in the proximal ... Renal Artery Thrombosis. • Thromboembolic disease- cardiac most common. • Renal Artery insult. - Spontaneous/traumatic ... The most commonly affected vessel is the renal artery (in 75% of cases) followed by the internal carotid artery." Radiologic ... Renal Artery Aneurysms: Facts. -Most common location is the main renal artery bifurcation or main renal artery (60%). -May be ...
  http://ctisus.com/redesign/learning/pearls/vascular/renal-arteries
*  Heightened interest in amaurosis fugax stimulated - PDF
... may originate from the common carotid artery, more proximal arterial sites, or from calcific cardiac valvular disease Amaurosis ... common emboli seen in the eye The emboli most often are associated with atheromatous lesions of the ipsilateral carotid artery ... Carotid Stenosis (carotid artery disease) Carotid Stenosis (carotid artery disease) Overview Carotid stenosis is a narrowing of ... Carotid Artery Disease Information for patients Carotid Artery Disease Northern General Hospital This leaflet explains more ...
  http://docplayer.net/1621727-Heightened-interest-in-amaurosis-fugax-stimulated.html
*  Acs0608 Fundamentals Of Endovascular Surgery
... wire is advanced through it into the artery. Once the guide wire is vian, common carotid, and iliac arteries may also be used. ... A weak pulse suggests disease at or proximal to the helpful to think of the arterial pulse wave as pushing the anterior area, ... Two across the lesion (in case stenting proves necessary). Completion common errors of selective catheterization are (1) ... The use of this approach may be restricted in patients who have subclavian artery occlusive disease or aneurysmal disease. A ...
  https://pt.slideshare.net/medbookonline/acs0608-fundamentals-of-endovascular-surgery
*  Lack of Association Between Renin-Angiotensin System, Gene Polymorphisms, and Wall Thickness of the Radial and Carotid Arteries...
... the carotid artery acts as a proximal elastic large artery, whereas the radial artery acts as a muscular medium-sized artery. ... Morphological studies have shown that for the carotid artery, wall hypertrophy is a marker of atherosclerotic lesions and ... Structural phenotypes (wall thickness and internal diameter) were evaluated for the common carotid and the radial arteries ... A prospective evaluation of angiotensin-converting gene polymorphism and the risk of ischemic heart disease. N Engl J Med. 1995 ...
  http://hyper.ahajournals.org/content/32/3/579
*  Patent US20050267323 - Apparatus and methods for treating stroke and controlling cerebral flow ... - Google Patents
Blood flow in the opposing carotid and/or vertebral arteries may be inhibited. Retrograde or antegrade flow may be provided ... or both the vertebral artery (VA) and the CCA on the hemisphere of the cerebral occlusion. ... the present invention disposes at least one catheter having a distal occlusive member in either the common carotid artery (CCA ... is positioned in the common carotid artery CCA using guide wire 406. Catheter 404 is positioned proximal to the carotid ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US20050267323?dq=%22robert+sheehan%22
*  Neil Schwartz, MD, PhD | Stanford Medicine Profiles
Moyamoya disease is a stenoocclusive disease involving the intracranial carotid and proximal middle cerebral arteries. There ... right vertebral artery origin, bilateral renal arteries, superior mesenteric artery, and right common iliac artery. Laboratory ... and final T2 lesion volumes. Baseline arterial obstruction of large intracranial arteries was graded on magnetic resonance ... Protected Carotid Artery Stenting in Subjects at High Risk for Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) (PROTECT) Not Recruiting The ...
  https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/neil-schwartz?tab=publications
*  Partial carotid ligation is a model of acutely induced disturbed flow, leading to rapid endothelial dysfunction and...
... complete ligation of common carotid artery, and 3) perivascular shear modifier cuff placed around common carotid artery in mice ... Advanced atherosclerotic lesions in the innominate artery of the ApoE knockout mouse. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 20: 2587- ... Atherosclerosis-an inflammatory disease. N Engl J Med 340: 115-126, 1999. ... proximal to the cuff), high shear (inside the cuff), or oscillatory shear (distal to the cuff)] (6). It is important to note ...
  http://ajpheart.physiology.org/content/297/4/H1535
*  Best Practices for Carotid Artery Stenting | Vascular Disease Management
... heavily diseased aortic arch or common carotid arteries on the way to the internal carotid lesion, or individuals with severe ... the ROADSTER 1 trial studied carotid stenting performed via a small surgical incision in the proximal common carotid artery ... Are there any gray areas in which deciding whether to recommend carotid artery stenting is difficult? ... If you have to struggle to get to the carotid artery because of angles, then that would be a time you would stop, even if you ...
  http://www.vasculardiseasemanagement.com/content/best-practices-carotid-artery-stenting
*  US5413601A - Tubular organ prosthesis - Google Patents
Its proximal end is sutured in the lower third of the left common carotid artery end to side. Pulsation of the prosthesis is ... The lesion was 50 mm in length.. Choledochotomy and cholecystectomy were performed. The resected choledochus was Φ10 mm in ... The present methods for treating inflammatory diseases of the above organs result, in a number of cases, in development of ... Its proximal end 12 is sutured end to side in a left external carotid artery 21 in the zone of the origination of a superior ...
  https://patents.google.com/patent/US5413601A/en
*  Carotid Artery Plaque Burden, Stiffness, and Mortality Risk in Elderly Men | Circulation
Carotid Artery Assessment. At study entry, near and far walls of the common carotid artery, bifurcation, and internal carotid ... 8 and carotid artery stiffness predicted cardiovascular mortality in end-stage renal disease3,9 and all-cause mortality in ... artery (right and left side) were scanned for the presence (yes/no) of atherosclerotic lesions with a 7.5-MHz linear-array ... subject supine and the head tilted slightly to the contralateral side at a region 1.5 cm proximal to the origin of the carotid ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/110/3/344
*  Outpatient trials - Penn Neurology - Division of Stroke
Contra-lateral common or internal carotid artery occlusion.. *Coronary artery disease with two or more proximal or major ... Non-contiguous lesions and long lesions (,3 cm).. *Qualitative characteristics of stenosis and stenosis-length of the carotid ... b) internal carotid/common carotid artery peak systolic velocity ratio ≥4.0, or ... common carotid) and/or ipsilateral external carotid artery, that preclude safe sheath placement. ...
  https://pennstroke.org/protocols-and-schedules/577-2/outpatient-trials/
*  Patent US7769461 - Skull-mounted electrical stimulation system and method for treating patients - Google Patents
The vagus nerve lies within the carotid sheath 104, along with the common carotid artery 108 and the internal jugular vein 112 ... Epilepsy is often but not always the result of underlying brain disease. Any type of brain disease can cause epilepsy, but not ... Additionally, lesions generally yield effects on only one side (the contralateral side), and bilateral lesions are ... At least one, and preferably one to four, electrode(s) 152 are carried on lead(s) 150 having a proximal end coupled to SCU 110 ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US7769461?dq=7,346,539
*  Patent US6569193 - Tapered self-expanding stent - Google Patents
The stent is constructed of a plurality of radially expandable cylindrical elements generally aligned on a common longitudinal ... the common carotid bifurcation or the proximal internal carotid artery. These areas are the most common sites for ... The varying stent diameter allows adequate treatment of a lesion in both the common and internal carotid arteries, while ... is especially important for the carotid application in which the internal carotid artery has the most significant disease, but ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US6569193?dq=%235,519,867