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An angiographically verified case of aplasia of both vertebral arteries is described. Blood was supplied to the whole vertebro-basilar territory by the hypertrophied left occipital artery the direct continuation of which was the basilar artery of the brain. The article also deals with other anomalies of the vertebral arteries which are important in surgery.
Different types of anomalies of the vertebral arteries are described on the basis of experience in 611 operations on these vessels. The authors emphasize the clinical importance of clamping and compression, as well as anomalous origin and entry of the vertebral arteries into the bone canal. The authors' experience allows them to believe that congenital… (More)