• Bernard George
  • Claude Laurian


Surgery on the cervical V.A. may be discussed to treat different pathological states as described in the previous chapters; but there are two principal indications for this surgery:
  • to spare the V. A. in case of involvement by any lesion which must be removed

  • to restore V.A. flow which has been compromised and thereby prevent ischemic events in the vertebro-basilar territory.


Ischemic Event Oxygen Extraction Fraction Persistent Trigeminal Artery Ulcerate Plaque Ostial Stenosis 


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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernard George
    • 1
  • Claude Laurian
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryHôpital LariboisièreParisFrance
  2. 2.Department of Vascular SurgeryHôpital Saint JosephParisFrance

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