A retrospective comparison of the influence of surgical clipping and endovascular embolization on recovery of oculomotor nerve palsy in patients with posterior communicating artery aneurysms.

@article{Tan2015ARC,
  title={A retrospective comparison of the influence of surgical clipping and endovascular embolization on recovery of oculomotor nerve palsy in patients with posterior communicating artery aneurysms.},
  author={Haibin Tan and Guangfu Huang and Tian Jing Zhang and Jinping Liu and Zhili Li and Zhenyu Wang},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={76 6},
  pages={687-94; discussion 694}
}
BACKGROUND Oculomotor nerve palsy (ONP) is a common symptom of posterior communicating artery aneurysms (PcomAAs). Surgical clipping and endovascular embolization are used to treat PcomAAs with ONP. OBJECTIVE To analyze the impact of these 2 techniques on recovery of ONP caused by PcomAAs. METHODS The clinical data for 176 patients with intracranial PcomAAs with ONP admitted to the Department of Neurosurgery, Sichuan Provincial People's Hospital, between June 2008 and May 2013 who undergone… CONTINUE READING
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