cerebral artery


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cerebral artery

one of the arteries that supply the brain. The middle cerebral artery is the largest of the cerebral arteries and the vessel most commonly affected by a cerebrovascular accident.

cerebral artery

The anterior, the middle, or the posterior cerebral artery.
See also: artery
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After the internal carotid artery clamp was removed, the suture was advanced 9 mm from the carotid bifurcation to occlude the middle cerebral artery.
Occasionally, hyperdensity is identified within the course of the middle cerebral artery.
Cummins, "Reversible middle cerebral artery occlusion without craniectomy in rats," Stroke, vol.
Hemiplegia vegetativa alterna (ipsilateral Horner's syndrome and contralateral hemihiperhidrosis) following proximal posterior cerebral artery occlusion.
Moreover, the stress relaxation experiment showed that the stress decrease at 7 200 seconds of the fetal umbilical vein and middle cerebral artery specimens under 22.
The surgical team used, for the first time in the region, a trans-carotid approach to treat a very deeply located, highly irregular appearing anterior cerebral artery aneurysm as well as tortuous arteries and a grade III aorta, which usually makes endovascular treatment almost impossible.
None of the subjects had dementia, although 18 subjects had impaired blood flow at the beginning of the study, as measured by ultrasounds of the middle cerebral artery, a major life channel in the brain.
The typical angiographic appearance is narrowing of the supraclinoid ICA, proximal anterior cerebral artery and proximal middle cerebral artery.
A group of German neuroradiologists and a neurologist presents eight chapters on internal carotid artery occlusion, middle cerebral artery occlusion, vertebrobasilar occlusion, dissections, cerebral venous and sinus thrombosis, thrombolysis, mechanical recanalization materials, and treatment concepts and results, with information on anatomy, imaging studies, etiology, symptoms, epidemiology, risk factors, complications, techniques, cases, and other aspects.
Occlusion of the anterior cerebral artery brings contralateral weakness, possibly personality changes such as disinhibition or lack of motivation, and sensory changes, with the leg being more often affected than the face or arm.

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