temporal artery

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The superficial temporal artery bifurcates anterior to the auricle to become two major branches, the frontal and the parietal.
The Superficial Temporal Artery (STA) on the right side was harvested and mobilized.
Anastomosis of the superficial temporal artery to the distal anterior cerebral artery with interposed cephalic vein graft.
If the superficial temporal artery is involved, the patient will complain of temporal tenderness and the superficial artery feels enlarged and nodular.
The superficial temporal artery was identified in its preauricular location and followed with the use of a handheld Doppler device.
Cerebral angiography was performed via the femoral artery, which showed the tumour was supplied by the bilateral internal carotid arteries, bilateral vertebral arteries, left occipital artery, left superficial temporal artery and left middle meningeal vessels.
The procedure, which involves surgical anastomosis of the superficial temporal artery to the middle cerebral artery (STA-MCA), is the subject of a $21 million, 7-year trial funded by the National Institutes of Health.
On admission, right superficial temporal artery pulse could be touched obviously.
Since Moyamoya tends to affect only the internal carotid artery and nearby sections of the adjacent anterior and middle cerebral arteries, other arteries, such as the external carotid artery or the superficial temporal artery can be directed to replace the blocked circulation.
Increased activity of b-FGF and its receptor in the superficial temporal artery imply angiogenic and cytokine participation in the disease process.
Traumatic arteriovenous fistula of the superficial temporal artery.
In the first stage, the superficial temporal artery was identified anterior to the tragus, and its course was traced superiorly with a Doppler probe.
Known as extracranial/intracranial (EC/IC) bypass, the procedure involves surgical anastomosis of the superficial temporal artery to the middle cerebral artery (STA-MCA).
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