cerebellar artery


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cerebellar artery

one of the three major arteries (superior, posterior inferior, and anterior inferior) on each side that supply the cerebellum.

cerebellar artery

The anterior inferior, the posterior inferior, or the superior cerebellar artery.
See also: artery
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Marien P Baillieux H, De Smet HJ, Engelborghs S, Wilssens I, Paquier P De Deyn PP Cognitive, linguistic and affective disturbance following a right superior cerebellar artery infarction: a case study.
passes upwards close to the base of the skull and is crossed by the anterior inferior cerebellar artery
Unilateral vertebral artery occlusion is considered more forgiving as long as the contralateral, uninjured vertebral artery has adequate caliber and the embolization material can be deployed proximal to the posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA), preserving collateral supply on the side of injury.
of California, San Francisco) details the basic concepts and tenets of aneurysm microsurgery, various craniotomies and exposures for successful clipping, and microsurgical anatomy, dissection strategies, and clipping techniques for each of the seven most common aneurysm types: posterior and anterior communicating artery, middle cerebral artery, ophthalmic artery, basilar bifurcation, pericallosal artery, and posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysms.
It crosses the superior cerebellar artery close to the cerebral peduncles, passes the lateral edge of the clivus bone, and runs under the petroclinoidal ligament into the cavernous sinus between the double layer of dura and connective tissue at its lateral border, just below the oculomotor nerve and above the ophthalmic branch of the trigeminal (5th cranial) nerve.