Combined endovascular and surgical treatment of fusiform aneurysms of the basilar artery: technical note

Kizilkilic O. , Kayadibi Y. , Sanus G. Z. , Kocer N., Islak C.

ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA, vol.156, no.1, pp.53-61, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 156 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00701-013-1913-8
  • Title of Journal : ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.53-61


To present the combined treatment of fusiform basilar artery aneurysms consisting of a surgical posterior fossa decompressive craniectomy and ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt operation at the same sitting, before the endovascular procedure with telescopic stenting of the aneurysmatic vessel segment in four cases.