Anterior Cerebral Artery

  • Gianni Boris Bradac


The anterior cerebral artery (ACA) develops as a branch of the primitive olfactory artery which originates from the anterior cranial division of the ICA (see also Chap.  1). The primitive olfactory artery regresses and is replaced by the ACA (De Vriese 1905; Abbie 1934; Padget 1958; Liu and Kricheff 1974).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gianni Boris Bradac
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  1. 1.Past director of Neuroradiology, Professor Emeritus of Neuroradiology, Department of NeurosciencesUniversity of TurinTurinItaly

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