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

@article{Hnggi2008SymptomaticVA,
  title={Symptomatic vertebral artery conflicts to the medulla oblongata and microsurgical treatment options: review of the literature},
  author={Daniel C H{\"a}nggi and H. -J. Steiger},
  journal={Neurosurgical Review},
  year={2008},
  volume={32},
  pages={143-149}
}
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