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Table 1 Absolute shifts of center of gravity in each bone model and carotid artery bifurcation points

From: Analysis of carotid artery deformation in different head and neck positions for maxillofacial catheter navigation in advanced oral cancer treatment

No. C1 C2 C3 C4 mandi vA vB vC vD vE
#1(L) 1.99 4.18 8.31 11.43 0.95 6.78 3.75 3.07 4.62 2.36
#2(L) 0.13 0.40 0.72 1.39 7.34 1.43 1.94 3.13 4.23 2.04
#3(L) 0.32 0.96 1.86 3.03 0.50 3.54 2.50 3.43 2.56 2.91
#4(R) 1.16 1.88 3.17 3.91 1.01 6.86 4.96 4.52 3.93 2.37
#5(R) 2.19 4.68 9.83 13.38 0.48 12.49 10.04 9.18 8.03 4.59
#6(R) 0.35 0.97 1.61 2.26 0.20 2.03 0.91 2.99 3.51 0.53
  1. (L): left carotid artery, (R): right carotid artery, mandi: mandible, vA: bifurcation between ICA and ECA, vB: bifurcation between LA and ECA, vC: bifurcation between FA and ECA, vD: bifurcation between OA and ECA, vE: bifurcation between MA and ECA. Cervical vertebrae 1–4 are indicated by C1–C4, respectively.