Thalamoperforating artery | definition of thalamoperforating artery by Medical dictionary
one of several branches of the basilar artery and the posterior cerebral arteries supplying blood to the midbrain and thalamus.
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Abbreviations AOP: Artery of Percheron CT: Computed tomography EKG: Electrocardiogram FLAIR: Fluid-attenuation inversion recovery images FPCA: Fetal posterior cerebral artery GCS: Glasgow coma scale ICA: Internal carotid artery MMSE: Mini-Mental State Examination MRA: Magnetic resonance angiography MRI: Magnetic resonance imaging mRS: Modified Rankin scale PCA: Posterior cerebral artery PCoA: Posterior communicating artery P1: Proximal arterial segment of the PCA (from the top of the basilar artery to the PCoA) SCA: Superior cerebellar artery TPA: Thalamoperforating artery