common carotid artery

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Synonyms for common carotid artery

runs upward in the neck and divides into the external and internal carotid arteries

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17) One month after CAL, mice were killed and bilateral common carotid arteries were harvested for the following experiments.
At baseline, B-mode ultrasound images of carotid artery wall boundaries were obtained, and intimal medial thickness (IMT) was measured at the far wall of the distal common carotid arteries.
A sustained-release garlic preparation led to decreased intima-media thickness of the common carotid arteries in a 24-month study of 103 men with atherosclerosis, Dr.
Nasdaq:SONO), the world leader in hand-carried ultrasound, said today that it has begun customer shipments of the SonoCalc(TM) IMT software, which allows physicians to quickly and effectively measure the wall thickness (IMT) of the common carotid arteries and assess a patient's risk of cardiovascular disease.
Carotid intima media thickness was measured in the left and right common carotid arteries.