Cranial base approaches to intracranial aneurysms in the subarachnoid space.


The use of cranial base approaches to aneurysm surgery is illustrated by means of patient examples. Over a 9-year period, cranial base approaches were used to expose and treat 38 aneurysms involving the anterior communicating artery complex, proximal internal carotid artery, basilar artery, or vertebral artery. The approaches included orbital osteotomy… (More)