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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    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
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.
Authors:
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    
Affiliation:
Cerebrovascular Division, Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, 5-7-1 Fujishiro-dai, Suita, Osaka 565-8565, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aortitis / radiography,  ultrasonography
Carotid Artery, Common / radiography,  ultrasonography*
Cerebrovascular Disorders / radiography,  ultrasonography*
Circle of Willis / radiography,  ultrasonography*
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Duplex

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