Anatomic pathways facilitating middle cerebral artery bypass.

  • N O Owers
  • Published 1987 in The American surgeon

Abstract

Occlusion of the middle cerebral artery by thrombi is a relatively common occurrence resulting in stroke. Prompt intervention by dissolution or bypassing the thrombi could reduce the severity of the effects. Here, the anatomic pathways facilitating a bypass are explored. Four possible arteries, the two superficial temporals, left and right, and two middle… (More)

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