Effect of multiple cranial burr hole surgery on prevention of recurrent ischemic attacks in children with moyamoya disease.

@article{Oliveira2009EffectOM,
  title={Effect of multiple cranial burr hole surgery on prevention of recurrent ischemic attacks in children with moyamoya disease.},
  author={Raquel de Oliveira and Marcelo Campos Moraes Amato and Gustavo Novelino Sim{\~a}o and Daniel Giansante Abud and E B Avidago and C M Specian and Helio Rubens Machado},
  journal={Neuropediatrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={260-4}
}
Moyamoya disease (MMD) is an uncommon cerebrovascular disorder characterized by progressive stenosis of the terminal portion of the internal carotid artery and its main branches. Direct and indirect bypass techniques have been devised with the aim of promoting neoangiogenesis. The current study aimed to investigate the role of multiple cranial burr hole (MCBH) operations in the prevention of cerebral ischemic attacks in children with MMD. Seven children suffering from progressive MMD were… CONTINUE READING