Deformation of Extracranial Arteries

  • Fridon Todua
  • Dudana Gachechiladze


Deformations and elongations of carotid artery—deviation, tortuosity, and coiling—hold the second place among other carotid pathologies. Their frequency in population is 12–43%. They are the reason of 10–17% of cerebrovascular disorders. It should also be noted that this pathology is common for relatively young age. Considering that 16–20% of people with deformations have transitory or stable cerebral circulatory disorders in anamnesis, the medical and social importance of the problem becomes obvious (Togay-Isikay et al. 2005; Pokrovsky et al. 2012).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fridon Todua
    • 1
  • Dudana Gachechiladze
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyNational Academy of Sciences of Georgia, Research Institute of Clinical Medicine, I. Javakhishili Tbilisi State UniversityTbilisiGeorgia
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyProgramme of Caucasus UniversityTbilisiGeorgia
  3. 3.Department of Ultrasound DiagnosticsNational Medical Academy of Georgia, Research Institute of Clinical MedicineTbilisiGeorgia

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