basilar artery


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Older age and basilar artery involvement are independent predictors for a poor outcome (11).
When she first arrived at the Memorial Hermann-TMC Emergency Center, her basilar artery was still blocked, but by the time the team got her up to the endovascular suite to try to extract the clot, it had already largely dissolved," said Dr.
The cerebral basilar artery is one of the arteries that supplies the brain with oxygen-rich blood.
It then ascends the anterior surface of the pons close to the basilar artery and pierces the dura next to the ramp-like clivus (anterior part of the occipital bone) to the apex of the petrous portion of the temporal bone (Figure 2).
Basilar artery migraine is more common in adolescents than adults and is a pain connected to the main artery of the brain.
When they reach the base of the skull following their course through the neck they join together to form the basilar artery which then divides into the posterior cerebral arteries that supply the occipital lobes of the brain.
Buxton and colleagues reported many possible complications from neuroendoscopy including delay in awakening, pneumocephalus, transient anisocoria, transient hemiparesis, cerebral infarction, transient fever, meningism, infection, short-term memory loss, diabetes insipidus, inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion, transient cerebrospinal fluid leaks, chronic subdural haematomas, traumatic basilar artery aneurysm and hydrocephalus (1).
2) In utero, the embryonic trigeminal artery supplies the basilar artery before the posterior communicating and vertebral arteries develop.
Basilar artery migraine: Basilar artery migraine involves a disturbance of a major brain artery.
The term basilar migraine was changed to basilar-type migraine to reflect the lack of evidence for a role of the basilar artery in its genesis.
Specifically, if Selden somehow perforated the basilar artery in the brain, there would be no way to stop the bleeding.
An angiogram showed the presence of a basilar artery aneurysm.
Researchers used an experimental treatment to dissolve a blood clot in the basilar artery, which feeds the brain stem.
This is possible because the circle of Willis receives blood from the basilar artery via the vertebral artery which comes up from the back and is completely independent of the carotids.