Direct carotid exposure approach in the treatment of anterior circulation unruptured intracranial aneurysms for elderly patients -
- The direct carotid exposure approach (DCEA) is a technical option for elderly patients with severe vessel tortuosity due to arteriosclerosis.
- Over 75 years.
- 11/52 patients (21.2%) (12 procedures) were treated with the DCEA.
- No significant complications of DCEA, such as subcutaneous hematomas, were observed.
From Department of Neurosurgery, The Jikei University School of Medicine Tokyo,Tokyo
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