Carotid

  • (adj): Of or relating to either of the two major arteries supplying blood to the head and neck.

Some articles on carotid:

Mediastinal Branches Of Thoracic Part Of Aorta
... Thyreoidea ima Right subclavian Right common carotid Left common carotid External carotid Internal carotid Carotid body Carotid sinus Carotid bifurcation Left subclavian ...
Andrew Nicolaides - Academic Work - Stroke Prevention
... He was the organizer and coordinator of the multicentre Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis and Risk of Stroke (ACSRS) prospective natural history study ... to identify a high risk group of patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis (5.5% stroke rate per year), but most important has been the identification of a low ... coagulation studies, and more recently molecular biology has led to the realisation that carotid plaque rupture is a key mechanism underlying the development of cerebrovascular events ...
Stapedial Branch Of Posterior Auricular Artery - Human Anatomy
... what is to become the external and internal carotid arteries ... Part of the carotid artery system, it originates from the dorsal branch of aortic arch ... artery, while its infraorbital and mandibular branches fuses with the external carotid artery and later become the internal maxillary artery ...
Submandibular Triangle - Divisions - Posterior Part
... The posterior part of this triangle contains the external carotid artery, ascending deeply in the substance of the parotid gland This vessel lies here in ...
Carotid Stenting - Procedure
... performed to confirm suitability to continue Carotid and cerebral angiogram performed Long access sheath placed after cannulation of common carotid artery (CCA) Guidewire passed through area of ...