Surgical Treatment of Basilar Aneurysms

  • Takamasa Kayama
  • Jiro Suzuki
Conference paper


Surgical management of basilar artery aneurysms is still difficult despite the introduction of microneurosurgical techniques. Since 1961, we have developed various safety surgical techniques to deal with ruptured cerebral aneurysms and have reported on aneurysms of the anterior circle of Willis [7, 8, 11]. In the present study, we evaluate our direct operations on basilar aneurysms over the past 25 years, directing particular attention to the surgical methods employed. We discuss these cases and describe special surgical techniques which involve temporary vascular occlusion with the administration of the “Sendai Cocktail.”


Temporal Lobe Basilar Artery Posterior Cerebral Artery Moyamoya Disease Superior Cerebellar Artery 
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© Springer Japan 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Takamasa Kayama
    • 1
  • Jiro Suzuki
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgerySendai National HospitalSendaiJapan
  2. 2.Division of Neurosurgery, Institute of Brain DiseasesTohoku University School of MedicineSendaiJapan

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