Background: A limited series of patients with aneurysm were reviewed retrospectively to analyze strategies for integrating microsurgical and endovascular techniques in the management of complex, surgically intractable aneurysms. Methods: Four patients were managed in Fujita Health University with a multimodality approach: intentional reconstruction of the aneurysm neck followed by endovascular coiling. Results: A total of 5 aneurysms were treated, of which 3 were large or giant in size, and 3 were fusiform or multilobulated. Complete angiographic obliteration was confirmed in 4 aneurysms (80%). All patients had a good outcome (Glasgow Outcome Scale score 5; mean follow-up, 64 months). Conclusion: As for complex, surgically intractable aneurysms, the intentional reconstruction of the aneurysm neck followed by endovascular coiling should be considered more often.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Clinical Neurology
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine