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Posterior Circulation EC-IC Bypass via Supracerebellar Transtentorial SCTT Approach Applied in a Young Patient with Congenital Multiple Occlusive Cerebrovascular Anomalies - Case Report and Technical Note.
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PMID:  19953377     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of remarkable vertebrobasilar insufficiency due to congenital multiple occlusive cerebro-vascular anomalies is presented. Anomalies are of the anterior and posterior circulation, presumably induced by "segmental vulnerability" and modified by infection of recurrent tonsillitis. Symptoms of repeated faintness and black-out attacks and deterioration of cognitive function compromised the quality of life considerably. Successful treatment was achieved by combination of a new type of posterior circulation revascularization procedure, namely occipital artery - superior cerebellar artery bypass via the supracerebellar transtentorial SCTT approach in the sitting position in combination with a standard superficial temporal artery STA-MCA bypass.
Authors:
Yasuhiro Yonekawa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta neurochirurgica. Supplement     Volume:  107     ISSN:  0065-1419     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Neurochir. Suppl.     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-12-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100962752     Medline TA:  Acta Neurochir Suppl     Country:  Austria    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  89-93     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Neurochirurgie FMH, Haldenbachstrasse 18, CH-8091, Zürich, Switzerland, yasuhiro.yonekawa@usz.ch.
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