Ischemic complications of surgery for anterior choroidal artery aneurysms.

OBJECT Anterior choroidal artery (AChA) aneurysms account for 4% of all intracranial aneurysms. The surgical approach is similar to that for other supraclinoid carotid artery lesions, but surgery may involve a higher risk of debilitating ischemic complications because of the critical territory supplied by the AChA. METHODS Between 1968 and 1999, 51 AChA… CONTINUE READING