[Carotid-ophthalmic aneurysms and visual abnormalities].

  title={[Carotid-ophthalmic aneurysms and visual abnormalities].},
  author={Kikuo Kyoi and Akira Gega and Tsuyoshi Tada and Naoshige Iida and Shigeru Tsunoda and Shozaburo Utsumi and Toshishuke Sakaki and Takehiko Morimoto and Hajime Iwa and Kazutoshi Yokoyama},
  journal={No shinkei geka. Neurological surgery},
  volume={14 10},
The direct neck clipping for carotid-ophthalmic aneurysm is hazardous and difficult as compared with other intracranial aneurysms because of its location adjacent to the anterior clinoid process, the optic nerve, and the cavernous sinus. The authors discuss the visual abnormalities accompanied by carotid-ophthalmic aneurysm on the basis of our experiences with 30 patients with 33 aneurysms. Ten patients (4 of 14 with ruptured aneurysms, 6 of 16 intact aneurysms) had preoperative visual… CONTINUE READING