Posterior Circulation Aneurysms
More than 1400 patients with aneurysms arising from the vertebral and basilar arteries have been operated upon in the neurosurgical unit at the University of Western Ontario in the past 35 years. The majority (1100) underwent surgical treatment since 1970 and, therefore, enjoyed the benefits of contemporary neuroradiology, anesthesiology, and the use of the operating microscope and microtechniques. Throughout this period, a system of pre- and postoperative management, anesthetic technique, and operative approach has evolved.
KeywordsVertebral Artery Basilar Artery Posterior Circulation Giant Aneurysm Anterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery
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