[The foramen of Monro--blockage caused by a giant aneurysm of the basilar artery. A case report and review of the literature].

@article{Goetz1990TheFO,
  title={[The foramen of Monro--blockage caused by a giant aneurysm of the basilar artery. A case report and review of the literature].},
  author={Christian Goetz and Volker Seifert and Bernd Haubitz},
  journal={Neurochirurgia},
  year={1990},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={122-6}
}
A case of a giant aneurysma of the basilar artery bifurcation with occlusive hydrocephalus due to bilateral foramen of Monro occlusion is reported. The patient presented with progressive neurological deterioration which led to computerized tomography examination and implantation of a ventricular shunt as an emergency procedure. After the patient had recovered to a certain extent, four-vessel angiography was performed that demonstrated a giant basilar tip aneurysm. As the posterior communicating… CONTINUE READING