Surgical clipping as the preferred treatment for aneurysms of the middle cerebral artery

@inproceedings{Dijk2011SurgicalCA,
  title={Surgical clipping as the preferred treatment for aneurysms of the middle cerebral artery},
  author={J Marc C van Dijk and Rob J. M. Groen and Mark ter Laan and Johanna Rinck Jeltema and Jan Jacob A. Mooij and Jan D. M. Metzemaekers},
  booktitle={Acta Neurochirurgica},
  year={2011}
}
In recent years the endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms (coiling) has progressively gained recognition, particularly after the publication of the International Subarachnoid Aneurysm Trial (ISAT) in 2002. Despite the fact that in ISAT middle cerebral artery (MCA) aneurysms were clearly underrepresented, the study is often used as an argument to favor coiling above surgery in MCA aneurysms. Taken into account that MCA aneurysms are very well accessible for surgery, a contemporary… CONTINUE READING

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