Clinical characteristics and surgical treatment of patients with giant intracranial aneurysms.

@article{Qi2008ClinicalCA,
  title={Clinical characteristics and surgical treatment of patients with giant intracranial aneurysms.},
  author={Wei Qi and Shuo Wang and Yuan-li Zhao and Hai-Bo Yang and Jizong Zhao},
  journal={Chinese medical journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={121 12},
  pages={1085-8}
}
BACKGROUND Compared with smaller aneurysms, giant intracranial aneurysms (GICAs) have a poorer prognosis and require more meticulous surgical planning and techniques to exclude them from the circulation. GICAs continue to challenge the limits of neurosurgical techniques. A series of 170 patients with GICAs were reviewed for understanding the clinical characteristics, surgical treatment and outcomes of patients with GICAs. METHODS Collected data of 170 consecutive patients with GICAs from… CONTINUE READING