Symptomatic intracranial arterial disease: incidence, natural history, diagnosis, and management

Vellimana AK, Ford AL, Lee JM, Derdeyn CP, Zipfel GJ (2011). Neurosurg Focus, 30:E14 Read More


Symptomatic intracranial arterial disease is associated with a high rate of recurrent ischemic events. The management of this condition is controversial, with some advocating medical therapy as a sole means of treatment and others recommending endovascular therapy in addition to best medical management. In rare cases, surgical intervention is considered. A thorough review of the available literature was performed, and treatment recommendations based on these data are provided.

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Posted on October 12, 2011
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