The Interventional Neuroradiological Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms

  • G. Guglielmi
Part of the Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery book series (NEUROSURGERY, volume 24)


Normal arteries of the brain are thinner and stiffer than extracranial arteries. They are composed of four layers: adventitia, media, internal elastic lamina, and intima. An external elastic lamina is absent. Intra-cranial arteries have no support from surrounding tissue while they pass through the subarachnoid space [60].


Endovascular Treatment Intracranial Aneurysm Parent Artery Parent Vessel Saccular Aneurysm 
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  • G. Guglielmi
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  1. 1.Los Angeles Medical SchoolUniversity of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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