Reply to “Surgical treatment of posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysms”

Reply to “Surgical treatment of posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysms” Acta Neurochir (2017) 159:1655–1656 DOI 10.1007/s00701-017-3273-2 LETTER TO THE EDITOR (BY INVITATION) - VASCULAR Reply to BSurgical treatment of posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysms^ 1 1 1 1 Yasushi Motoyama & Ichiro Nakagawa & Yoshiaki Takamura & Shuichi Yamada & 1 1 Young-Su Park & Hiroyuki Nakase Received: 5 July 2017 /Accepted: 10 July 2017 /Published online: 24 July 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Austria 2017 Dear Editor, without a past history of symptoms associated with ath- We thank Dr. Wang and Dr. Sui for their comments on our erosclerosis such as hypertension and diabetes mellitus, article [3]. The authors suggest that some issues remained no evidence of a family history, no characteristic phys- regarding the diagnosis, selected endovascular treatment ical findings of collagen diseases, and the absence of similar changes in other intracranial arteries. option, and necessity of postoperative long-term follow-up of the lesion in our surgical treatment of a posterior inferior The ideal treatment for VA dissection involving the cerebellar artery (PICA) aneurysm. We would like to answer PICA is trapping or proximal clipping with revasculari- those issues by adding some images. zation. However, trapping the lesion will not prevent a As the authors pointed out, high-resolution magnetic partial Acta Neurochirurgica Springer Journals

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Medicine & Public Health; Neurosurgery; Interventional Radiology; Neuroradiology; Neurology; Surgical Orthopedics; Minimally Invasive Surgery
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