"Circle of Willis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A polygonal anastomosis at the base of the brain formed by the internal carotid (CAROTID ARTERY, INTERNAL), proximal parts of the anterior, middle, and posterior cerebral arteries (ANTERIOR CEREBRAL ARTERY; MIDDLE CEREBRAL ARTERY; POSTERIOR CEREBRAL ARTERY), the anterior communicating artery and the posterior communicating arteries.
|Circle of Willis
- Circle of Willis
- Willis' Circle
- Circle, Willis'
- Willis Circle
- Cerebral Arterial Circle
- Arterial Circle, Cerebral
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Circle of Willis" by people in Profiles.
Importance of variants in cerebrovascular anatomy for potential retrograde embolization in cryptogenic stroke. Eur Radiol. 2017 Oct; 27(10):4145-4152.
High-dose intra-arterial nicardipine results in hypotension following vasospasm treatment in subarachnoid hemorrhage. Neurocrit Care. 2011 Dec; 15(3):400-4.
Time-of-flight magnetic resonance angiography of the canine brain at 3.0 Tesla and 7.0 Tesla. Am J Vet Res. 2011 Mar; 72(3):350-6.
Time-of-flight magnetic resonance angiography at 7 Tesla. Invest Radiol. 2008 Aug; 43(8):568-73.
Remote-rendered 3D CT angiography (3DCTA) as an intraoperative aid in cerebrovascular neurosurgery. Comput Aided Surg. 1999; 4(5):256-63.
Giant aneurysms of the anterior circle of Willis: management outcome of open microsurgical treatment. Surg Neurol. 1996 May; 45(5):409-20; discussion 420-1.
The anatomy of the posterior communicating artery as a risk factor for ischemic cerebral infarction. N Engl J Med. 1994 Jun 02; 330(22):1565-70.