spinal artery


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spinal artery

The anterior or the posterior spinal artery.
See also: artery
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Hematomyelia due to anterior spinal artery aneurysm in a patient with coarctation of aorta.
Solitary Spinal Artery Aneurysms as a Rare Source of Spinal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Potential Etiology and Treatment Strategy.
Interestingly, the defense experts, who were well-known neurosurgeons, couldn't challenge Brownlee's conclusion as to the location of the injury, but they disagreed with Brownlee that the cause of the damage was more likely than not an air bubble that had negligently been allowed to escape from the heart and move to a particular spot in the anterior spinal artery that controlled the blood supply to the nerves that affected the injured parts of my client's body.
The major differential diagnoses were spinal cord infarction secondary to acute anterior spinal artery thrombosis or transverse myelitis.
A collapsed spinal artery suffered in December 1988 left Close paralyzed from the shoulders down; during the following months he regained movement in his arms, although not in his hands, and mastered a range of brushstrokes similar to those he was using in his oil paintings previous to his illness.
In 1988, while at the height of his career, a collapsed spinal artery left Chuck Close paralyzed from the shoulders down.
Common origin of the arterial blood flow for an arteriovenous medullary, fistula and the anterior spinal artery.
They suggested that the causes of neurological dysfunction in SK might be morphologic deformation of the cord, decreased spinal cord blood flow, and anterior spinal artery obstruction.
Another cause for a subacute or delayed neurological presentation is the anterior spinal artery syndrome.
In cases with prolonged block, the differential diagnosis should include haematoma formation secondary to spinal intervention, cauda equina syndrome, transient radicular irritation (TRI), and anterior spinal artery syndrome.