Anatomical Definition

  • Yves Keravel
  • Marc Sindou


Giant aneurysms are classically defined by their size; an outer diameter equal to or greater than 25 mm is the criterion accepted by most authors. Even more than their size, their anatomical peculiarities — responsible for technical difficulties — make them a distinct entity (Fig. 1).

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yves Keravel
    • 1
  • Marc Sindou
    • 2
  1. 1.Service de Neurochirurgie de l’Hôpital Henri-MondorCréteilFrance
  2. 2.Hôpital Neurologique et Neurochirurgical Pierre WertheimerLyonFrance

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