cortical artery

cortical artery

n.
Any of several branches of the anterior, middle, and posterior cerebral arteries that supply the cerebral cortex.
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Temporal Occipital Artery: The longest cortical artery, it run posteriorly and opposite to operculum centre upon its exit from the Sylvian fissure.
In the low-flow bypass the superficial temporal artery (STA) is anastomosed to a cortical artery (Figure 1).
There is a growing body of literature suggesting that patients with atherosclerotic middle cerebral artery (MCA) stenosis are at a higher risk of future ischemic stroke, and that the risk of future cerebral ischemic events would be low if the blood flow with unilateral MCA stenosis or occlusion is compensated by circle of Willis, or by the collateral circulation from cortical artery, otherwise, the patients would suffer from cerebral ischemia and anoxaemia.
The small upper polar cortical artery was sacrificed and the main renal artery was anastomosed with the external iliac artery.
SURGICAL RX Direct superficial temporal artery-middle cerebral artery anastomosis is not easy to perform in children because both the donor scalp artery and the recipient cortical artery are small.