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Side-to-side differences of the common carotid artery diameter in presence of asymmetry of the circle of Willis or different vasculopathies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9971908     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Based on angiographic and carotid ultrasonographic findings in 60 patients with stroke or other diseases, we studied what factors affected the side-to-side differences of the common carotid artery diameter (CCAD). The side-to-side differences of the CCAD were within 0.7 mm in patients with normal cerebral angiogram, but a difference above 0.7 mm was found in many patients with asymmetry of the circle of Willis or different vasculopathies, such as the carotid artery occlusion, cerebral arteriovenous malformation and aortitis.
C Bingzhen; M Yasaka; K Kimura; K Nagatsuka; K Minematsu; T Yamaguchi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of ultrasound : official journal of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0929-8266     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Ultrasound     Publication Date:  1998 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-04-07     Completed Date:  1999-04-07     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9440414     Medline TA:  Eur J Ultrasound     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  219-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
Cerebrovascular Division, Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, 5-7-1 Fujishiro-dai, Suita, Osaka 565-8565, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Aortitis / radiography,  ultrasonography
Carotid Artery, Common / radiography,  ultrasonography*
Cerebrovascular Disorders / radiography,  ultrasonography*
Circle of Willis / radiography,  ultrasonography*
Middle Aged
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Duplex

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