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Broad Neck Basilar Top Aneurysm: Understanding the Neck

  • Vipul GuptaEmail author
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Abstract

A 64-year-old male presented with subarachnoid hemorrhage (Fischer grade III). He was well preserved (Hunt and Hess II). DSA revealed a broad neck basilar top aneurysm pointing superiorly (Fig. 40.1a). An anteriorly projecting lobule seen in the lateral view was the probable site of rupture (Fig. 40.1b).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Neurointerventional Surgery, Stroke unitArtemis Agrim Institute of NeuroscienceGurgaonIndia

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