external carotid


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Synonyms for external carotid

the branch of the carotid artery that supplies blood to the face and tongue and external parts of the head

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Feeding vessels from both the internal and external carotids were identified.
It is able to detect plaque at the bifurcation of the internal and external carotid arteries, and is used to define vascular anatomy proximal and distal to a stenotic plaque.
Small balloons on the tip and proximal shaft are inflated in the external carotid artery and the common carotid artery to suspend blood flow during the stenting process.
Importantly, the external carotid artery showed unimpeded flow in 100% of cases demonstrating that the MicroNet allows excellent blood flow into bifurcated arteries.
The type 1 variant arises from the internal carotid artery, while the type 2 variant originates from the external carotid artery prior to joining the vertebrobasilar system (3).
Flow reversal is achieved by selectively occluding common carotid and external carotid artery blood flow.
Working with physicians in the Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute (CBDI) at Cincinnati Children's, Abruzzo developed a double-catheter infusion technique that involves inflating a tiny balloon in the external carotid artery to prevent backpressure and ensure blood and chemotherapy flow to the eye and tumor.
The device is threaded through the common carotid artery and into the external carotid artery.
Trauma to the face, neck, and scalp can result in damage to branches of the external carotid arteries that cannot be controlled by direct pressure alone.
Vagal nerve schwannomas tend to separate the internal and external carotid arteries from the jugular vein and to displace the internal carotid artery anteriorly, as was seen in this case.
In cases found to have inadequate collateral flow, external carotid to internal carotid artery bypass grafting is performed before vessel sacrifice to maintain cerebral blood flow.
For instance the mnemonic to help you remember the eight branches of the external carotid artery (in order starting with the first branch, the superior thyroid artery) goes like this: Sally Ann Likes Flirting On Philadelphia's Main Street.
SAN FRANCISCO -- The number of hospitals at which external carotid to internal carotid bypass procedures are performed is increasing, but so is associated mortality, Sepideh Amin-Hanjani, M.
The typical form of presentation is a painless slow-growing mass, that can bulge into pharynx or extend into parapharyngeal space and can splay internal and external carotid artery ("lyre" sign, Fig.
After electrocoagulation and cutting of its branches, the external carotid artery was ligated and cut 2 mm distal to the bifurcation.