Clipping of a vertebral artery aneurysm behind the hypoglossal nerve under the monitoring of lower cranial nerves.

Abstract

Under an operative view, an aneurysm of the vertebral artery is located behind the lower cranial nerves. To prevent neurological deficits we employed electrophysiological monitoring while clipping an aneurysm of the vertebral artery. A 64-year-old woman had suffered a sudden severe headache in the morning. Computed tomography (CT) revealed a subarachnoid… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2010.02.002

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