Combined surgical and endovascular treatment of complex cerebrovascular diseases in the hybrid operating room.

@article{Murayama2013CombinedSA,
  title={Combined surgical and endovascular treatment of complex cerebrovascular diseases in the hybrid operating room.},
  author={Y. Murayama and Hideki Arakawa and Toshihiro Ishibashi and Daichi Kawamura and Masaki Ebara and Koreaki Irie and Hiroyuki Takao and Satoshi Ikeuchi and Takeki Ogawa and Masataka Kato and Ikki Kajiwara and Shingo Nishimura and Toshiaki Abe},
  journal={Journal of neurointerventional surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={5 5},
  pages={489-93}
}
BACKGROUND Although most neurovascular diseases can be treated either by microsurgical or endovascular means, a subset of patients may require a combined approach. Patient transfer from the operating room (OR) to the angiosuite has been a fundamental drawback of this type of approach. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study is to report our clinical experience performing combined surgical and endovascular procedures for neurovascular diseases in the hybrid OR. METHODS 29 patients with… CONTINUE READING