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  • Posterior cerebral artery - “ The posterior cerebral arteries (PCA) are the terminal branches of the basilar artery and supply the occipital lobes and posteromedial temporal lo...”
  • Middle cerebral artery (MCA) infarct - “ The middle cerebral artery territory is the most commonly affected territory in a cerebral infarction, due to the size of the territory and the di...”
  • Cerebral vascular territories - “ An understanding of cerebral vascular territories is important in understanding stroke and complications from surgery and endovascular procedures....”
  • Medial lenticulostriate arteries - “ The medial lenticulostriate arteries are generally considered to arise from the A1 segment of anterior cerebral artery (ACA), and supply the globu...”
  • Lateral lenticulostriate arteries - “ The lateral lenticulostriate arteries arise from the proximal middle cerebral artery (MCA), usually from M1 segment, more rarely from the postbifu...”
  • Cerebral vascular territories - “ An understanding of cerebral vascular territories is important in understanding stroke and complications from surgery and endovascular procedures....”
  • Anterior cerebral artery - “ The anterior cerebral artery along with the middle cerebral artery forms at the termination of the internal carotid artery. It is the smaller of t...”
  • Middle cerebral artery - “ The middle cerebral artery (MCA) is one of the three major paired arteries that supply blood to the brain. The MCA arises from the internal caroti...”
  • Stroke - “ Stroke is a clinical diagnosis that refers to a sudden onset focal neurological deficit of presumed vascular origin. It is divided into two broad...”
  • Posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) infarct - “ Posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) occlusion may cause infarction of any of the vascular territory of the PICA, namely the posterior infe...”
  • Anterior choroidal artery - “ The anterior choroidal artery (AChA) supplies several crucial anatomical structures of the brain important for vision and motor control. Identific...”
  • Acute basilar artery occlusion - “ Acute occlusion of the basilar artery may cause brainstem or thalamic ischemia or infarction. It is a true neuro-interventional emergency and, if ...”
  • Posterior cerebral artery (PCA) infarct - “ Posterior cerebral artery (PCA) infarcts arise, as the name says, from occlusion of the posterior cerebral artery. It is a type of posterior circu...”
  • Basilar artery - “ The basilar artery is part of the posterior cerebral circulation. It artery arises from the confluence of the left and right vertebral arteries at...”
  • Anterior cerebral artery (ACA) infarct - “ Anterior cerebral artery (ACA) territory infarcts are much less common than either middle or posterior cerebral artery territory infarcts. Epidem...”

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