Temporary vascular occlusion during cerebral aneurysm surgery

C. L. Taylor, W. R. Selman

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Abstract

Temporary artery occlusion is an effective way to reduce the detrimental effects of intraoperative aneurysm rupture and to facilitate aneurysm dissection. The major risk incurred is of cerebral infarction. Dilemmas in the use of this technique include the amount of time that arterial flow may be interrupted safely and whether or not there is benefit to intermittent reperfusion. Protocol for the use of temporary occlusion is described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)673-679
Number of pages7
JournalNeurosurgery clinics of North America
Volume9
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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