The Expanded Endonasal Approach for an Endoscopic Transnasal Clipping and Aneurysmorrhaphy of a Large Vertebral Artery Aneurysm: Technical Case Report

@article{Kassam2006TheEE,
  title={The Expanded Endonasal Approach for an Endoscopic Transnasal Clipping and Aneurysmorrhaphy of a Large Vertebral Artery Aneurysm: Technical Case Report},
  author={Amin Kassam and Arlan H. Mintz and Paul A. Gardner and Michael Bruce Horowitz and Ricardo L Carrau and Carl H. Snyderman},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={59 1 Suppl 1},
  pages={ONSE162-5; discussion ONSE162-5}
}
OBJECTIVE Aneurysms of the vertebral artery are rare, comprising less than 5% of all aneurysms. They can present with subarachnoid hemorrhage, medullary compression, and cranial neuropathies. In consideration of their surrounding regional anatomy, they present a formidable surgical challenge to the neurosurgeon using traditional techniques. Recent advances in endoscopic transnasal surgery have provided an additional approach for the treatment of these difficult lesions. CLINICAL PRESENTATION… CONTINUE READING

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