Surgical treatment of posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysms

Surgical treatment of posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysms Acta Neurochir (2017) 159:1653–1654 DOI 10.1007/s00701-017-3272-3 LETTER TO THE EDITOR - VASCULAR Surgical treatment of posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysms 1 1 Kai Wang & Qiangbo Sui Received: 8 June 2017 /Accepted: 10 July 2017 /Published online: 24 July 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Austria 2017 Dear editor, imaging was not carried out before the operation in this study. I read with interest the recent article entitled BPartial wrap- Besides basi-parallel anatomical scanning (BPAS) MRI, high- clipping of the entrance of the pseudolumen of a fusiform resolution MR imaging may be a useful diagnostic tool for aneurysm in the posterior inferior cerebellar artery: a technical dissection. Intramural hematomas, intimal flaps and the double-lumen sign were recognized as the characteristic fea- note^ by Motoyama et al. [5]. The authors reported their ex- perience using a partial wrap-clipping technique in treating a tures of dissection by high-resolution MRI [1]. In addition, fusiform aneurysm in the posterior inferior cerebellar artery high-resolution MRI provided direct visualization of the ves- (PICA). They concluded the wrap-clip technique for oblitera- sel wall and differentiated dissection from atherosclerosis [8]. tion of the entrance into a pseudolumen is one of alternatives Thus, further discussion is needed to make a precise Acta Neurochirurgica Springer Journals

Surgical treatment of posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysms

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