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Semiquantitative analysis of indocyanine green videoangiography for cortical perfusion assessment in superficial temporal artery to middle cerebral artery anastomosis.
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PMID:  23287901     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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BACKGROUND: Postoperative hyperperfusion may lead to severe neurological complications after superficial temporal artery to middle cerebral artery (STA-MCA) anastomosis. However, there are no reliable modalities to predict the occurrence of postoperative hyperperfusion during surgery. The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether a semiquantitative analysis of indocyanine green (ICG) videoangiography could be useful in predicting postoperative hyperperfusion after STA-MCA anastomosis. METHODS: This study included seven patients who underwent STA-MCA anastomosis due to occlusive carotid artery diseases. During surgery, ICG videoangiography was performed before and after bypass procedures, and ICG intensity-time curves were semiquantitatively analyzed to evaluate hemodynamic changes by calculating maximum intensity, time to peak (TTP), and blood flow index (BFI). RESULTS: Maximum intensity significantly increased from 252.6 ± 132.5 to 351.7 ± 151.9 after bypass (p < 0.001). TTP was significantly shortened from 12.9 ± 4.4 s to 9.8 ± 3.7 s (p < 0.001). Furthermore, BFI significantly increased from 33.9 ± 28.1 to 74.6 ± 88.4 (p < 0.05). Postoperative hyperperfusion was observed in five of seven patients 1 day after surgery. The ratio of BFI before and after bypass procedures was significantly higher in patients with postoperative hyperperfusion than those without, 2.5 ± 1.1 and 1.5 ± 0.4, respectively (p = 0.013). CONCLUSIONS: These findings suggest that semiquantitative analysis of ICG videoangiography is helpful in predicting occurrence of hyperperfusion after STA-MCA anastomosis in patients with occlusive carotid artery diseases.
Authors:
Haruto Uchino; Toshitaka Nakamura; Kiyohiro Houkin; Jun-Ichi Murata; Hisatoshi Saito; Satoshi Kuroda
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta neurochirurgica     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0942-0940     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Neurochir (Wien)     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
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Created Date:  2013-1-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0151000     Medline TA:  Acta Neurochir (Wien)     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Sapporo Asabu Neurosurgical Hospital, North 40 East 1, Higashi-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 007-0840, Japan, uchinoh@hotmail.co.jp.
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