Surgical treatment of giant intracranial aneurysms: current viewpoint.

@article{Cantore2008SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical treatment of giant intracranial aneurysms: current viewpoint.},
  author={Giampaolo Cantore and Antonio Santoro and Giulio Guidetti and Catia Pompea Delfinis and Claudio Colonnese and Emiliano Passacantilli},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={63 4 Suppl 2},
  pages={279-89; discussion 289-90}
}
OBJECTIVE Despite new endovascular techniques and technological advances in microsurgery, the treatment of giant intracranial aneurysms is still a daunting neurosurgical task. Many of these aneurysms have a large, calcified neck, directly involve parent and collateral branches, and are partly thrombosed. In this retrospective review, we focused our analysis on the indications for high-flow, extracranial-intracranial (EC-IC) bypass surgery using a saphenous vein graft. METHODS A series of 130… CONTINUE READING

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