temporal arteries

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Summary: Arteries arising from the external carotid or the maxillary artery and distributing to the temporal region.

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  1. Schmidt W, Seifert A, Gromnica Ihle E, Krause A, Natusch A. Ultrasound of proximal upper extremity arteries to increase the diagnostic yield in large-vessel giant cell arteritis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2008;47:96-101 pubmed
    ..To describe characteristic ultrasound findings and clinical features of patients with newly diagnosed cranial and large-vessel (LV) GCA in a specialized ultrasound clinic...
  2. Shi C, Awad I, Jafari N, Lin S, Du P, Hage Z, et al. Genomics of human intracranial aneurysm wall. Stroke. 2009;40:1252-61 pubmed publisher
    ..However, a broad view of pathologic mechanisms has not been investigated by identifying pathogenic genes and their interaction in networks. Our study aimed to analyze global gene expression patterns in the IA wall...
  3. Breuer G, Nesher G, Nesher R. Rate of discordant findings in bilateral temporal artery biopsy to diagnose giant cell arteritis. J Rheumatol. 2009;36:794-6 pubmed publisher
    ..To determine to what extent performing simultaneous bilateral temporal artery biopsies might increase the diagnostic sensitivity in giant cell arteritis (GCA)...
  4. Breuer G, Nesher R, Nesher G. Negative temporal artery biopsies: eventual diagnoses and features of patients with biopsy-negative giant cell arteritis compared to patients without arteritis. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2008;26:1103-6 pubmed
    ..Characterize patients with negative temporal artery biopsies in regard to their eventual diagnoses, and to find features that would differentiate biopsy-negative GCA from non-GCA patients...
  5. Nordborg C, Larsson K, Aman P, Nordborg E. Expression of the class I interferon-related MxA protein in temporal arteries in polymyalgia rheumatica and temporal arteritis. Scand J Rheumatol. 2009;38:144-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the expression of the interferon type I (IFN-I)-associated MxA protein in polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) and temporal arteritis (TA)...
  6. Dimitrijevic I, Andersson C, Rissler P, Edvinsson L. Increased tissue endothelin-1 and endothelin-B receptor expression in temporal arteries from patients with giant cell arteritis. Ophthalmology. 2010;117:628-36 pubmed publisher
    ..High doses of corticosteroids currently are used in the treatment of GCA, whereas other treatments are not as reliably effective. The present study was performed to elucidate the role for ET-1, ET(A), and ET(B) receptors in GCA...
  7. Ghinoi A, Zuccoli G, Nicolini A, Pipitone N, Macchioni L, Bajocchi G, et al. 1T magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of giant cell arteritis: comparison with ultrasonography and physical examination of temporal arteries. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2008;26:S76-80 pubmed
    To assess the usefulness of 1T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of temporal arteries and to compare 1T MRI with duplex ultrasonography (US) and physical examination of temporal arteries for the diagnosis of giant cell arteritis (GCA) in ..
  8. Lopez Diaz M, Llorca J, Gonzalez Juanatey C, Pena Sagredo J, Martin J, Gonzalez Gay M. Implication of the age in the clinical spectrum of giant cell arteritis. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2008;26:S16-22 pubmed
    ..To assess the potential influence of the age in the clinical spectrum of giant cell arteritis (GCA)...
  9. Chatelain D, Duhaut P, Schmidt J, Loire R, Bosshard S, Guernou M, et al. Pathological features of temporal arteries in patients with giant cell arteritis presenting with permanent visual loss. Ann Rheum Dis. 2009;68:84-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Permanent visual loss (PVL) is the most feared complication of giant cell arteritis (GCA), and its risk factors are still unclear...

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  1. Stammler F, Grau C, Schnabel A. [Value of colour Doppler ultrasonography in relation to clinical pretest probability in giant cell (temporal) arteritis]. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2009;134:2109-15 pubmed publisher
    ..The predictive value of its diagnostic criteria for GCA (halo sign or stenosis) is related to the pretest probability (PTP), a measure of probability of presence of a target disease before the result of a diagnostic test is known...
  2. Audemard A, Boutemy J, Galateau Salle F, Macro M, Bienvenu B. AL amyloidosis with temporal artery involvement simulates giant-cell arteritis. Joint Bone Spine. 2012;79:195-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We suggest that, in patients with clinical features of GCA without any temporal-artery typical findings, specimens are stained with Congo red, which then results in a different diagnosis and treatment...
  3. Borchers A, Gershwin M. Giant cell arteritis: a review of classification, pathophysiology, geoepidemiology and treatment. Autoimmun Rev. 2012;11:A544-54 pubmed publisher
    ..There is growing evidence that simultaneous color Doppler and duplex ultrasonography of temporal arteries of GCA patients represents a valid alternative for this somewhat invasive procedure...
  4. Hayreh S, Podhajsky P, Zimmerman B. Ocular manifestations of giant cell arteritis. Am J Ophthalmol. 1998;125:509-20 pubmed
    ..To report the ocular manifestations of giant cell arteritis using the strict criterion of a positive temporal artery biopsy for diagnosis of giant cell arteritis...
  5. Zaragozá García J, Plaza Martinez A, Briones Estébanez J, Martínez Parreño C, Gómez Palonés F, Ortiz Monzón E. [Value of the Doppler-ultrasonography for the diagnosis of temporal arteritis]. Med Clin (Barc). 2007;129:451-3 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the accuracy of color Doppler-ultrasonography (CDU) compared with biopsy for the diagnosis of temporal arteritis (TA)...
  6. Karahaliou M, Vaiopoulos G, Papaspyrou S, Kanakis M, Revenas K, Sfikakis P. Colour duplex sonography of temporal arteries before decision for biopsy: a prospective study in 55 patients with suspected giant cell arteritis. Arthritis Res Ther. 2006;8:R116 pubmed
    ..is considerable evidence that characteristic signs demonstrated by colour duplex sonography (CDS) of the temporal arteries may be of diagnostic importance...
  7. Edenberg J, Kvambe V, Sandstad E, Hagen I. [Ultrasonography of temporal arteries in suspected temporal arteritis]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2005;125:1806-8 pubmed
    ..In many cases, however, the symptoms and clinical signs are non-specific. Surgical biopsy has disadvantages, and false-negative results occur...
  8. Stammler F, Ysermann M, Mohr W, Kuhn C, Goethe S. [Value of color-coded duplex ultrasound in patients with polymyalgia rheumatica without signs of temporal arteritis]. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2000;125:1250-6 pubmed
    ..It was the aim of this study to determine whether sonography can identify TA without clinical signs but biopsy evidence of giant-cell arteritis in patients with rheumatic polymyalgia (RP)...
  9. Schmid R, Hermann M, Yannar A, Baumgartner R. [Color duplex ultrasound of the temporal artery: replacement for biopsy in temporal arteritis]. Ophthalmologica. 2002;216:16-21 pubmed
    ..To investigate the diagnostic accuracy of color duplex sonography (CDS), both temporal arteries of 20 patients with suspected TA were prospectively insonated prior to biopsy...
  10. Younge B, Cook B, Bartley G, Hodge D, Hunder G. Initiation of glucocorticoid therapy: before or after temporal artery biopsy?. Mayo Clin Proc. 2004;79:483-91 pubmed
    ..To identify clinical findings in patients with suspected giant cell arteritis (GCA) that may help clinicians decide when to initiate glucocorticoid therapy...
  11. Suleman M, Doufas A, Akca O, Ducharme M, Sessler D. Insufficiency in a new temporal-artery thermometer for adult and pediatric patients. Anesth Analg. 2002;95:67-71, table of contents pubmed
    ..6. Infrared and bladder temperatures in children differed by only 0.3 degrees C, but the SD of the difference was 0.5 degrees C. Thus, 31% of the values in the infants and children differed by more than 0.5 degrees C...
  12. Gonzalez Gay M, Garcia Porrua C, Llorca J, Hajeer A, Branas F, Dababneh A, et al. Visual manifestations of giant cell arteritis. Trends and clinical spectrum in 161 patients. Medicine (Baltimore). 2000;79:283-92 pubmed
    ..The presence of other ischemic complications constitutes an alarm for the development of irreversible blindness. In contrast, a higher inflammatory response may be a protective factor against the development of cranial ischemic events...
  13. Pfadenhauer K, Weber H. Duplex sonography of the temporal and occipital artery in the diagnosis of temporal arteritis. A prospective study. J Rheumatol. 2003;30:2177-81 pubmed
    ..Evaluation of the diagnostic contribution of color coded duplex sonography (CCDS) of the superficial temporal (STA) and the occipital artery (OCCA) in biopsy-controlled patients suspected of having temporal arteritis (TA)...
  14. Venz S, Hosten N, Nordwald K, Lemke A, Schroder R, Bock J, et al. [Use of high resolution color Doppler sonography in diagnosis of temporal arteritis]. Rofo. 1998;169:605-8 pubmed
    ..To define sonographic signs of arteritis temporalis using color coded duplex sonography...
  15. lshikawa T, Kamiyama H, Kobayashi N, Tanikawa R, Takizawa K, Kazumata K. Experience from "double-insurance bypass." Surgical results and additional techniques to achieve complex aneurysm surgery in a safer manner. Surg Neurol. 2005;63:485-90; discussion 490 pubmed
    ..We have attempted the double-insurance bypass in 15 patients and, herein, report the efficacies and limitations of the procedure, and surgical techniques to make this procedure safer...
  16. Nesher G, Shemesh D, Mates M, Sonnenblick M, Abramowitz H. The predictive value of the halo sign in color Doppler ultrasonography of the temporal arteries for diagnosing giant cell arteritis. J Rheumatol. 2002;29:1224-6 pubmed
    ..it has been reported that a periluminal dark halo, detected by color Doppler ultrasonography (US) of the temporal arteries, is a characteristic sign of GCA. We evaluated the predictive value of this dark halo sign in diagnosing GCA.
  17. Schmidt D, Hetzel A, Reinhard M, Auw Haedrich C. Comparison between color duplex ultrasonography and histology of the temporal artery in cranial arteritis (giant cell arteritis). Eur J Med Res. 2003;8:1-7 pubmed
    ..Duplex sonography of the temporal artery may be helpful in the diagnosis of cranial arteritis...
  18. Pfadenhauer K, Weber H. [Present state of ultrasonographic diagnosis of temporal arteritis. Results of a prospective study]. Nervenarzt. 2003;74:683-90 pubmed
    ..In the STA/OCCA, duplex sonography is a helpful new atraumatic method for the diagnosis of TA, and DSASTR is helpful in detecting TA of the orbital arteries...
  19. Newell D, Dailey A, Skirboll S. Intracranial vascular anastomosis using the microanastomotic system. Technical note. J Neurosurg. 1998;89:676-81 pubmed
    ..Each anastomosis was accomplished in less than 15 minutes with technically satisfactory results. Postoperative angiographic studies demonstrated patency of the bypasses in all patients...
  20. Karassa F, Matsagas M, Schmidt W, Ioannidis J. Meta-analysis: test performance of ultrasonography for giant-cell arteritis. Ann Intern Med. 2005;142:359-69 pubmed
    ..Giant-cell arteritis is a diagnostic challenge...
  21. . Failure of extracranial-intracranial arterial bypass to reduce the risk of ischemic stroke. Results of an international randomized trial. N Engl J Med. 1985;313:1191-200 pubmed
    ..04). This study thus failed to confirm the hypothesis that extracranial-intracranial anastomosis is effective in preventing cerebral ischemia in patients with atherosclerotic arterial disease in the carotid and middle cerebral arteries...
  22. Alberts M, Mosen D. Diagnosing temporal arteritis: duplex vs. biopsy. QJM. 2007;100:785-9 pubmed
    ..Temporal artery biopsy is the traditionally-accepted method of diagnosing temporal arteritis, but is of limited sensitivity...
  23. Churchill C, Abril A, Krishna M, Callman M, Ginsburg W. Jaw claudication in primary amyloidosis: unusual presentation of a rare disease. J Rheumatol. 2003;30:2283-6 pubmed
    ..At the onset of disease, neither patient had other characteristic symptoms to suggest primary amyloid. We point out similarities between GCA and primary amyloid that can lead to confusion in diagnosis...
  24. Verheggen R, Werner I, Lücker A, Bruss M, Gothert M, Kaumann A. 5-Hydroxytryptamine-induced contraction of human temporal arteries coexpressing 5-HT2A receptors and wild-type or variant (Phe124Cys) 5-HT1B receptors: increased contribution of 5-HT1B receptors to the total contractile amplitude in arteries from Phe. Pharmacogenet Genomics. 2006;16:601-7 pubmed
    ..We examined whether in-vivo expression of the variant compared to the wild-type Phe/Phe genotype at codon 124 of the 5-HT1B receptor in human temporal arteries modifies their agonist-induced contraction.
  25. Davies C, Frost B, Eshan O, McLain A, Shandall A. Temporal artery biopsy...who needs one?. Postgrad Med J. 2006;82:476-8 pubmed
    ..To review a 10 year period of temporal artery biopsies, using the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) 1990 criteria: a five point scoring system for the diagnosis of giant cell arteritis (GCA)...
  26. Pinar Y, Govsa F. Anatomy of the superficial temporal artery and its branches: its importance for surgery. Surg Radiol Anat. 2006;28:248-53 pubmed
    ..A better understanding of the midline forehead vascularity should allow modification of reconstructive techniques and reduce postoperative complications...
  27. Vianna R, Mansour M, Ozdal P, Souza Filho J, Bakalian S, Saraiva V, et al. The role of ultrasound biomicroscopy in predicting the result of temporal artery biopsy in temporal arteritis patients: a preliminary study. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2005;15:655-9 pubmed
    ..The goal of this study is to evaluate if ultrasound biomicroscope (UBM) findings are useful in predicting the result (positive or negative) of temporal artery biopsy in patients with TA...
  28. Chong E, Robertson A. Is temporal artery biopsy a worthwhile procedure?. ANZ J Surg. 2005;75:388-91 pubmed
    ..The aim of the present study is to determine if TAB results actually changes the management of patients suspected of GCA or TA...
  29. Brodmann M, Lipp R, Passath A, Seinost G, Pabst E, Pilger E. The role of 2-18F-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography in the diagnosis of giant cell arteritis of the temporal arteries. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2004;43:241-2 pubmed
    As one of the diagnostic criteria for giant cell arteritis affecting the temporal arteries (temporal arteritis) is still biopsy-proven vasculitis of the affected artery, the aim of our study was to evaluate the value of a non-invasive ..
  30. Miyata H, Koseki H, Takizawa K, Kasuya H, Nozaki K, Narumiya S, et al. T cell function is dispensable for intracranial aneurysm formation and progression. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0175421 pubmed publisher
    ..Although T cells are detectable in intracranial aneurysm walls, their function is dispensable for macrophage-mediated inflammation and degenerative changes in arterial walls, which presumably leads to intracranial aneurysm progression...
  31. Skaf G, Domloj N, Salameh J, Atiyeh B. Pseudoaneurysm of the superficial temporal artery: a complication of botulinum toxin injection. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2012;36:982-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The patient underwent embolization of the STA with Onnix. A similar case was previously reported once in the world literature...
  32. Murchison A, Bilyk J, Eagle R, Savino P. Shrinkage revisited: how long is long enough?. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012;28:261-3 pubmed publisher
    ..97-mm standard deviation, a 27.58-mm specimen would have to be obtained to reach the 20-mm goal. Surgeon, patient age, gender, race/ethnicity, and biopsy results did not have a significant impact on the amount of TAB specimen shrinkage. ..
  33. Mura J, Riquelme F, Cuevas J, Luna F, Vizhñay P. Simplified azygos anterior cerebral bypass: y-shaped superficial temporal artery interposition graft from A2 with double reimplantation of pericallosal arteries: technical case report. Neurosurgery. 2013;72:onsE235-40; discussion ons240 pubmed publisher
    ..These techniques are used only in exceptional cases of tumors in other localizations...
  34. Morioka T, Sayama T, Shimogawa T, Mukae N, Hamamura T, Arakawa S, et al. Electroencephalographic evaluation of cerebral hyperperfusion syndrome following superficial temporal artery-middle cerebral artery anastomosis. Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo). 2013;53:388-95 pubmed
    ..The present findings emphasize the importance of repeated EEG examinations in the differential diagnosis of the various types of pathophysiological conditions of CHS. ..
  35. Suyama K, Yoshida K, Hayashi K, Takahata H, Yonekura M, Nagata I. Coexistence of Chiari 2 malformation and moyamoya syndrome in a 17-year-old girl. Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo). 2009;49:47-9 pubmed
    ..This association may have happened by chance, and a common etiology is uncertain, but a currently undetermined genomic component might have contributed to the disease progression...
  36. Johnson M, Lee A. Giant cell arteritis presenting with cotton wool spots. Semin Ophthalmol. 2008;23:141-2 pubmed publisher
    ..Giant cell arteritis is a granulomatous arteritis that often presents to ophthalmology...
  37. Tucker A, Miyake H, Tsuji M, Ukita T, Nishihara K, Ito S, et al. Spontaneous epidural pneumocephalus. Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo). 2008;48:474-8 pubmed
    ..The underlying mechanisms may involve a congenital petrous bone defect and a ball-valve effect due to excessive nose blowing in our case...
  38. Parbhu K, Biesman B. Traumatic pseudoaneurysm of the superficial temporal artery. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008;24:501-3 pubmed publisher
    ..Although rare, it is important to be aware of superficial temporal artery pseudoaneurysms following blunt trauma to the side of the head...
  39. Stella N, Palombo G, Filippi F, Fantozzi C, Taurino M. Endovascular treatment of common carotid artery dissection via the superficial temporal artery. J Endovasc Ther. 2010;17:569-73 pubmed publisher
    ..To describe the endovascular treatment of an iatrogenic common carotid artery (CCA) dissection using the superficial temporal artery (STA) as the principal access...
  40. Wu M, Huang Z, Zhang D, Wang L, Sun J, Wang S, et al. Color doppler hemodynamic study of the superficial temporal arteries in superficial temporal artery-middle cerebral artery (STA-MCA) bypass surgery for Moyamoya disease. World Neurosurg. 2011;75:258-63 pubmed publisher
  41. Zhu W, Tian Y, Zhou L, Song D, Xu B, Mao Y. Treatment strategies for complex internal carotid artery (ICA) aneurysms: direct ICA sacrifice or combined with extracranial-to-intracranial bypass. World Neurosurg. 2011;75:476-84 pubmed publisher
    ..This article discusses the indications for direct ICA occlusion, and the strategies, techniques, and outcomes in a series of patients treated for complex ICA aneurysms in a single institution...
  42. Chen S, Wei Q, Liao M, Liu Q, Yu H. [Repairing alar defects by using a retro-grade island auricle composite tissue flap based on the interconnection of superficial temporal artery and posterior auricular artery]. Zhonghua Zheng Xing Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2009;25:248-50 pubmed
    ..To investigate the application of reverse island auricular composite tissue flap based on the superficial temporal artery for alar defects...
  43. Yaldizli O, Muroi C, Keller E, Valavanis A. Pre-auricular mass. Pseudoaneurysm of the superficial temporal artery. N Z Med J. 2008;121:63-5 pubmed
  44. Ronneberg K, Roberts W, McBean A, Center B. Temporal artery temperature measurements do not detect hyperthermic marathon runners. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2008;40:1373-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The objective of this study is to compare TAT measurement with T(rectal) measurement in collapsed marathon runners...
  45. Teo K, Choy D, Lwin S, Ning C, Yeo T, Shen L, et al. Cerebral hyperperfusion syndrome after superficial temporal artery-middle cerebral artery bypass for severe intracranial steno-occlusive disease: a case control study. Neurosurgery. 2013;72:936-42; discussion 942-3 pubmed publisher
    ..We perform external carotid-internal carotid (EC-IC) artery bypass in our patients with severe stenosis of the intracranial internal carotid (ICA) or middle cerebral artery (MCA) with impaired cerebral vasodilatory reserve (CVR)...
  46. Sekine T, Takagi R, Amano Y, Murai Y, Orita E, Matsumura Y, et al. 4D flow MRI assessment of extracranial-intracranial bypass: qualitative and quantitative evaluation of the hemodynamics. Neuroradiology. 2016;58:237-44 pubmed publisher
    ..4 and 1.8 mm, respectively. 4D flow MRI provided unique information for characterizing EC-IC bypasses, although this detectability is limited when addressing small arteries with slow flow. ..
  47. Gilden D, White T, Khmeleva N, Katz B, Nagel M. Blinded search for varicella zoster virus in giant cell arteritis (GCA)-positive and GCA-negative temporal arteries. J Neurol Sci. 2016;364:141-3 pubmed publisher
    Recent analysis of archived temporal arteries (TAs) acquired from 13 pathology laboratories in the US, Canada, Iceland, France, Germany and Israel from patients with pathologically-verified giant cell arteritis (GCA-positive) and TAs ..
  48. Baek R, Heo C, Lee S. Temporal dissection technique that prevents temporal hollowing in coronal approach. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20:748-51 pubmed
    ..Preservation of the temporal fat pad in coronal approach is essential for the prevention of temporal hollowing, and for this, we recommend suprasuperficial layer of TF dissection...
  49. Bai J, Zhao Y, Wang R, Zhang D, Wang S, Zhao J, et al. Regional cerebral perfusion and ischemic status after standard superficial temporal artery-middle cerebral artery (STA-MCA) bypass surgery in ischemic cerebrovascular disease. Childs Nerv Syst. 2012;28:579-86 pubmed publisher
    ..Our purpose in this study was to evaluate the ischemic status based on the imaging modality of computed tomographic perfusion (CTP) before and after STA-MCA bypass in patients with moyamoya disease and occlusive cerebrovascular disease...
  50. Bartolin C, Lalo J. [The corrugator supercilii muscle. A review]. Morphologie. 2008;92:145-53 pubmed publisher
    ..We propose to review the recent material related to the anatomical characteristics of this muscle in order to build the necessary knowledge to optimize the result of these different treatments...
  51. Ulku C, Cicekcibasi A, Cengiz S, Ustun M, Buyukmumcu M. Proximal STA to proximal PCA bypass using a radial artery graft by posterior oblique transzygomatic subtemporal approach. Neurosurg Rev. 2009;32:95-9; discussion 99 pubmed publisher
    ..Because the proximal STA to proximal PCA bypass uses a short RAG and their calibers are over 2 mm, this bypass technique can provide a sufficient blood flow and may be a reasonable alternative over ECA to PCA bypass using long grafts...
  52. Chim H, Okada H, Brown M, Alleyne B, Liu M, Zwiebel S, et al. The auriculotemporal nerve in etiology of migraine headaches: compression points and anatomical variations. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012;130:336-41 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, a reliable anatomical landmark for locating the potential compression points along the course of the nerve during surgery has not been sufficiently described...
  53. Liu X, Li S, Li Y. Prefabricated cervical flap for facial reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008;121:342e-344e pubmed publisher