What Are The Three Main Parts Of Circulatory System?

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Definition

Vertebrobasilar circulatory disorders are conditions in which blood supply to the back of the brain is disrupted.

See also:

  • Transient ischemic attack
  • Stroke

Alternative Names

Vertebrobasilar insufficiency; Posterior circulation ischemia


Causes, incidence, and risk factors

The vertebrobasilar system is also called the back (posterior) circulation of the brain. This part of the brain contains structures that are crucial for keeping a person alive. For instance, the brainstem controls breathing...

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