Frontiers in Neurosurgery

Frontiers in Neurosurgery

Volume: 1

NeuroEndovascular Challenges

Indexed in: EBSCO.

Remarkable advances have been made in embolization of cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations and stroke treatment during the past decades. Endovascular techniques are less invasive than ...
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Complex Aneurysms From Endovascular and Surgical Points of View

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D. Cannizzaro, R. Delfini, A. Caporlingua and A. Santoro

Abstract

Large aneurysms (more than 25 mm in diameter) or aneurysms in particular positions inside the skull base are defined complex. They are associated with a high risk of subarachnoid or intracranial hemorrhage and neurological deficits. We discuss this particular class of aneurysms which, given their peculiar characteristics, require a complex therapeutic approach, including synergistic treatment with surgical and endovascular modalities.

Keywords:

Bypass, complex aneurysm, endovascular treatment, revascularization, vascular neurosurgery.

Affiliation:

Department of Neuroscience “Sapienza” University, Rome, Italy.