Moyamoya Disease: Collateralization Is Everything

  • Published 2009
sites of steno-occlusive changes. This progression is slow and takes years, being compensated by the formation of thalamostriate and leptomeningeal collateral blood vessels [4] , until hemodynamic compromise requires surgical revascularization. While the natural history of MMD prior to surgery is well known, the relevance of progressive steno-occlusive… CONTINUE READING