Bouthillier classification of ICA segments
Bouthillier et al in Neurosurgery 1996 described a 7 segment ICA classification system.
There are 7 segments in the Bouthillier classification:
- cervical segment
- petrous segment
- lacerum segment
- cavernous segment
- clinoid segment
- ophthalmic (supraclinoid) segment
- communicating (terminal) segment
- 1. Segments of the Internal Carotid Artery: A New Classification. Neurosurgery. 38(3):425-433, March 1996. Bouthillier, Alain M.D.; van Loveren, Harry R. M.D.; Keller, Jeffrey T. Ph.D.