Giant Basilar-Superior Cerebellar Artery Aneurysms: 56 Patients

  • Charles G. Drake
  • Sydney J. Peerless
  • Juha A. Hernesniemi


Fifty-two giant aneurysms arose from the basilar artery at the origin of the superior cerebellar artery (SCA). Four arose from the SCA itself, two proximally in front of the midbrain and two distally compressing the midbrain posterolaterally. Eighteen were illustrated and described previously (Fig. 8.1).


Basilar Artery Giant Aneurysm Mural Thrombus Superior Cerebellar Artery Oculomotor Palsy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles G. Drake
    • 1
    • 2
  • Sydney J. Peerless
    • 2
  • Juha A. Hernesniemi
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Western Ontario, University HospitalLondonCanada
  2. 2.Division of NeurosurgeryUniversity of Western Ontario, University HospitalLondonCanada
  3. 3.Department of NeurosurgeryUniversity Hospital of KuopioKuopioFinland

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