Management of Carotid-Ophthalmic Aneurysms

  • Beniamino Guidetti
Conference paper


A surgeon who has to treat carotid-ophthalmic aneurysms is confronted with several problems, some common to all aneurysms and others peculiar to aneurysms of this site. The first problem, common to all intracranial aneurysms, hinges on the patient’s condition (grade I–V) and the length of the interval between hemorrhage and surgery. The second problem is what to do with a patient who has a subarachnoid hemorrhage from another aneurysm and who is found incidentally to have a carotid-ophthalmic aneurysm. The third problem is whether to opt for direct or indirect surgery by closure of the carotid at the neck.


Internal Carotid Artery Intracranial Aneurysm Balloon Occlusion Giant Aneurysm Mural Thrombus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Beniamino Guidetti
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurological ScienceRoma University, La Sapienza Medical SchoolRomeItaly

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