Anatomy of Cerebral Circulation System

  • Fridon Todua
  • Dudana Gachechiladze


Cerebral circulation starts from aortic arch vessels (see the diagram in Fig. 1.1). The first artery coming out of the aortic arch is brachiocephalic trunk (TrB), which then divides into right subclavian and right common carotid arteries (CCA). The other branches are left subclavian and left common carotid arteries. The left CCA originates directly from the aortic arch.


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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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