thyroid artery


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thyroid artery

The inferior or the superior thyroid artery.
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An enlarged TZ associated with goitre has more surgical importance as it makes the posterior extension in intimate relation with RLN and inferior thyroid artery.
RLN is most commonly identified using the inferior thyroid artery which also has a variable course and thus is unreliable, even in the same patient right and left side may have different courses.
Reports indicate that the origin of the thyroid artery varies among avian species.
Here it descends along the pharyngeal constrictors and is usually closely associated with the superior thyroid artery which crosses medially to supply the cricothyroid muscle.
13) The superior thyroid artery is the primary vessel that supplies these tumors.
Clinical and serologic data, age, thyroid peroxidase auto-antibodies (TPOAb), thyro-globulin autoantibodies (tgAb), thyroid stimulant hormone (TSH), B-mode ultrasonography, mean peak systolic velocity (mPSV), mean end-diastolic velocity (EDV), mean resistive index (RI) flows of superior thyroid artery, inferior thyroid artery measured with proper angle (45-60degC) were measured.
Capsular dissection, as described by Thompson et al, (21) refers to the development of a plane between the thyroid capsule and the tertiary branches of the inferior thyroid artery.
These vessels have been stated as thin branches ramified from the cranial thyroid artery in human (Tubbs et al.
Fistula formation with the common aortic arch, common carotid artery, superior and inferior thyroid artery and innominate veins have also been reported.
Inferior thyroid artery was usually ligated in continuity.
Identification of ectopic thyroid tissue and variations in origin, number and course of the branches of the superior thyroid artery are of significant practical importance for the general, vascular surgeons and radiologist.
In 42 to 62% of patients, the EBSLN crosses behind the superior thyroid artery 2 cm or more cephalad to the superior pole of the thyroid gland.