Our Experience with Lateral Supraorbital Approach in Surgery of Intracranial Aneurysms

Authors: A. Hejčl1 ,2;  T. Radovnický 1;  M. Sameš 1
Authors‘ workplace: Neurochirurgická klinika UJEP a Krajská zdravotní, a. s. – Masarykova nemocnice v Ústí nad Labem, o. z. 1;  Mezinárodní centrum klinického výzkumu, FN u sv. Anny v Brně 2
Published in: Cesk Slov Neurol N 2012; 75/108(2): 203-207
Category: Short Communication


Pterional craniotomy is one of the elementary neurosurgical approaches. Among other uses, it is applied in cerebral aneurysms of the anterior circulation. Lateral supraorbital approach developed by prof. Hernesniemi is an alternative. Compared to pterional craniotomy, it is faster and less invasive to the temporal muscle and does not limit an approach towards intracranial pathologies. We present our experience with lateral supraorbital craniotomy in patients with anterior circulation.

Key words:
lateral supraorbital approach – pterional craniotomy – intracranial aneurysm – clipping


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