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the separation of a whole into its parts for study

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cutting so as to separate into pieces

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a minute and critical analysis

detailed critical analysis or examination one part at a time (as of a literary work)

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Bilateral spontaneous internal carotid artery dissection managed with endovascular stenting--A case report.
In our case, carotid artery dissection and cerebrovascular pathologies were excluded in arterial and venous Doppler ultrasonography and cranial MRI.
Piperidou, "Flapping of the dissected intima in a case of traumatic carotid artery dissection in a jackhammer worker," Journal of Clinical Ultrasound, vol.
Cervical carotid artery dissection is associated with styloid process length.
Mohr, "Microemboli on transcranial Doppler in patients with spontaneous carotid artery dissection," Journal of Neuroimaging, vol.
Cervical carotid artery dissection: current review of diagnosis and treatment.
Spontaneous cervical artery dissection has been classified as vertebral artery dissection or internal carotid artery dissection (3).
(1-3) The current case describes the occurrence of a delayed presentation of carotid artery dissection after blunt trauma in a young adult with minimal risk factors, illustrating the need for continued follow-up of BCVI in trauma patients.
Three months ago, I suddenly developed a stroke, as a result of a spontaneous internal carotid artery dissection (ICAD).
The underlying mechanism in traumatic carotid artery dissection is usually blunt trauma and includes road traffic accidents, trampolining, chiropractic manipulation of the neck, treadmill running, skiing and birth injuries (Bell et al., 2001; Demetriades et al, 2009; Fletcher et al., 1995; Macdonald and McKillop, 2006).
Dr Wengui Yu, who led the project at the University of California, said: "Methamphetamine has been associated with tears in the aorta, but this is the first time there's been a link between its use and carotid artery dissection. Cocaine has similar effects."
Dr Wengui Yu, from the University of California at Irvine, US, who led the research, said: "This is the first time there's been a possible link between methamphetamine use and carotid artery dissection, a tear in the neck artery.''
Spontaneous carotid artery dissection has been diagnosed in approximately 10% to 20% of young adults with stroke (Schievink, Mokri, & O'Fallon, 1994).
For comparison purposes, we recruited a control group of 62 consecutively presenting patients who had been admitted to our Neurology Department with acute severe headache and who had undergone CT angiography based on a suspicion of an aneurysm or a vertebral or carotid artery dissection. A medially displaced carotid artery was identified in all patients in the study group.