Endovascular Treatment of Moyamoya Disease

  • O-Ki Kwon
  • Seong Hyun Kim


Intracerebral or intraventricular hemorrhage is the second most common clinical presentation in patients with moyamoya disease (MMD). In adult patients, hemorrhage is the most common clinical manifestation and is known as the most fatal complication [1, 2]. The exact causes of bleeding from moyamoya disease have not been clarified, but saccular aneurysms formed by hemodynamic stress and fragile collateral vessels have been considered the major sources [3–6].


Endovascular Treatment Moyamoya Disease Saccular Aneurysm Cerebral Vascular Disease Intracranial Stenosis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Cerebrovascular Surgery, Department of NeurosurgerySeoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seoul National University College of MedicineBundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-doRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.Department of Radiology, Clinical Neuroscience CenterSeoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seoul National University College of MedicineGyeonggi-doRepublic of Korea

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