Anterior circulation syndromes.

  title={Anterior circulation syndromes.},
  author={Emre Kumral and Mehmet Akif Topçuoğlu and Mehmet Zulkuf Onal},
  journal={Handbook of clinical neurology},
The anterior circulation describes the cerebral areas supplied by the branches of the internal carotid arteries (ICA). The ICAs supply the majority of both cerebral hemispheres, except the occipital and medial temporal lobes, which are supplied by the posterior cerebral artery (PCA), usually a branch of the basilar artery (BA). Ischemic strokes occurring in the anterior circulation are the most common form of all ischemic strokes, accounting for about 70% of all cases, referring to… CONTINUE READING