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Revascularization of the calcarine artery in moyamoya disease: OA-cortical PCA anastomosis--case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1725816     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 38-year-old male presented with moyamoya disease. Occlusion of the bilateral proximal posterior cerebral arteries (PCAs) resulted in homonymous 3/4 (right half and left lower quadrant) anopsia and various mental symptoms. To prevent impending cortical blindness, revascularization to the right PCA was performed by occipital artery (OA) to calcarine artery anastomosis. His neurological state was stabilized. OA-cortical PCA (calcarine artery) anastomosis is an alternative to omentum transplantation or occipital burr hole procedures for impending cortical blindness.
A Ikeda; I Yamamoto; O Sato; N Morota; T Tsuji; T Seguchi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurologia medico-chirurgica     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0470-8105     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol. Med. Chir. (Tokyo)     Publication Date:  1991 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-06-03     Completed Date:  1992-06-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400775     Medline TA:  Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo)     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  658-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, Tokai University School of Medicine, Kanagawa.
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MeSH Terms
Anastomosis, Surgical
Blindness / prevention & control
Cerebral Revascularization / methods*
Mental Disorders / etiology
Moyamoya Disease / complications,  surgery*
Vision Disorders / etiology

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