A retrospective chart review of the perinatal period in 22 pregnancies of 16 women with Moyamoya disease.


Moyamoya disease (MMD) is characterized by severe stenoses of the arteries in the circle of Willis, which predispose the patient to brain ischemia and intracranial hemorrhage. We performed a retrospective chart review of 22 pregnancies in 16 patients with MMD at the Kyushu University Hospital. An uncomplicated Cesarean delivery was performed in nearly all… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jocn.2011.12.021

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