Symptomatic vertebral artery conflicts to the medulla oblongata and microsurgical treatment options: review of the literature

Symptomatic vascular compression of the medulla oblongata causing brainstem dysfunction is extremely rare. Only a few case reports documenting the clinical condition of patients, diagnostic features and therapeutic options are available in literature. The Medline search revealed with the present cases a total of 9 reports on patients with symptomatic… CONTINUE READING