vertebrobasilar


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vertebrobasilar

 [ver″tĕ-bro-bas´ĭ-ler]
pertaining to or affecting the vertebral and basilar arteries.

vertebrobasilar

(vĕr″tĕ-brō-băs′ĭ-lăr) [″ + basilaris, basilar]
Concerning the vertebral and basilar arteries.
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Part A: vertebrobasilar accidents associated with cervical manipulations.
Here we describe a case of a 52-year-old white male with a history of transitory ischemic attack in the vertebrobasilar territory, arterial hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and mild chronic kidney disease.
Panacea or problem: Flow diverters in the treatment of symptomatic large or giant fusiform vertebrobasilar aneurysms.
Symptoms include those of carotid artery ischaemia; hemianaesthesia, hemi/monoparesis, head ache, dysphagia, visual field disturbance and confusion, and of vertebrobasilar ischaemia; dizziness/vertigo/light headedness, drop attacks/fainting spells, diplopia, dysarthria, dysphagia, ataxia, nausea, numbness and nystagmus.3 SSS is reported to occur in approximately 6% of patients with asymptomatic cervical bruits.4 It is slightly more common in men than women with the average age of patients being 61 yrs and 59 yrs respectively.5,6
Vertebrobasilar infarcts in patients with dolichoectatic basilar artery.
Supratentorial dynamic computed tomography for the diagnosis of vertebrobasilar ischemic stroke.
If signs or symptoms of vertebrobasilar ischaemia are not evident during or immediately subsequent to the provocative test procedure it can be concluded that the manoeuvre does not compromise blood perfusion to the brain sufficient enough to produce such signs and symptoms.
Under our protocol, the procedure could be interrupted if the patient lost consciousness or developed a blockage in the upper cervical spine that co uld irritate the vertebrobasilar circulation.
In the elderly, they have been associated with vertebrobasilar insufficiency, cervical spondylosis, or both.
HFS has been seen in vertebral aneurysm and with enlarged vertebrobasilar vessels.
Circle of Willis, and the vertebrobasilar system can all be assessed and the method is not operator dependent.