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a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body

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a major thoroughfare that bears important traffic

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In ACS, sensation to light touch is intact since the blood supply to fasciculus gracilis and cuneatus is from the posterior spinal artery.
In this regard, we think that the vasculitis of the anterior spinal artery or its branches due to BD is the most likely abnormality that caused the thoracic cord lesion in our patient.
Interestingly, the defense experts, who were well-known neurosurgeons, couldn't challenge Brownlee's conclusion as to the location of the injury, but they disagreed with Brownlee that the cause of the damage was more likely than not an air bubble that had negligently been allowed to escape from the heart and move to a particular spot in the anterior spinal artery that controlled the blood supply to the nerves that affected the injured parts of my client's body.
A collapsed spinal artery suffered in December 1988 left Close paralyzed from the shoulders down; during the following months he regained movement in his arms, although not in his hands, and mastered a range of brushstrokes similar to those he was using in his oil paintings previous to his illness.
In 1988, while at the height of his career, a collapsed spinal artery left Chuck Close paralyzed from the shoulders down.
A 19-year-old man presented with an acute quadriplegia secondary to anterior spinal artery thrombosis He required admission to the intensive care unit for ventilatory support and developed autonomic dysreflexia within 72 hours of his first symptoms, due to paralytic ileus with distension of the bowel.