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Morita, "Intracerebral Hemorrhage Caused by Cerebral Hyperperfusion after Superficial Temporal Artery to Middle Cerebral Artery Bypass for Atherosclerotic Occlusive Cerebrovascular Disease," NMC Case Report Journal, vol.
Ducic et al., "Anatomy of the auriculotemporal nerve: variations in its relationship to the superficial temporal artery and implications for the treatment of migraine headaches," Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol.
The frontal branch of the superficial temporal artery runs a tortuous course just subcutaneously, crossing the temple in an anterosuperior direction (Fig.
Anastomosis of the superficial temporal artery to the distal anterior cerebral artery with interposed cephalic vein graft.
Care is taken not to damage perforating vessels from the transverse facial branch of the superficial temporal artery that lie laterally in the cheek.
If the superficial temporal artery is involved, the patient will complain of temporal tenderness and the superficial artery feels enlarged and nodular.
Its main blood supply is the superficial temporal artery. (4,5) The TPF flap is extremely versatile, and its role in ear reconstruction is both time-tested and expanding.
Cerebral angiography was performed via the femoral artery, which showed the tumour was supplied by the bilateral internal carotid arteries, bilateral vertebral arteries, left occipital artery, left superficial temporal artery and left middle meningeal vessels.
The procedure, which involves surgical anastomosis of the superficial temporal artery to the middle cerebral artery (STA-MCA), is the subject of a $21 million, 7-year trial funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Superficial temporal artery flap was used in four cases for reconstruction of defect following excision of Basal Cell Carcinoma over the cheek with no post-operative complications.
Many surgical procedures have been described to restore blood flow, among them two are mostly discussed in literature; first is known as the indirect procedure, including encephaloduroarteriosynangiosis (EDAS), while the second is the direct method which includes superficial temporal artery and middle cerebral artery (STA-MCA) bypass.
On admission, right superficial temporal artery pulse could be touched obviously.

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