Aneurysms at nonbranching sites in the surpaclinoid portion of the internal carotid artery: internal carotid artery trunk aneurysms.

@article{Ogawa2000AneurysmsAN,
  title={Aneurysms at nonbranching sites in the surpaclinoid portion of the internal carotid artery: internal carotid artery trunk aneurysms.},
  author={Akira Ogawa and Michiyasu Suzuki and Kuniaki Ogasawara},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={578-83; discussion 583-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Aneurysms at nonbranching sites in the supraclinoid internal carotid artery (ICA), known as blood blister-like aneurysms or ICA anterior or dorsal wall aneurysms, are not well understood. To clarify this clinical entity, 7408 patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage who were treated during a 5-year period were analyzed. METHODS Forty-eight patients had aneurysms that were intraoperatively confirmed to be located at a nonbranching site in the supraclinoid portion of the ICA… CONTINUE READING