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Spontaneous Intracranial Arteriovenous Fistulas of Posterior Circulation: Experience of 3 Cases

Cho YH, Ahn JS, Chang CH, Kwon Y, Kwun BD

  • Korean J Cerebrovasc Dis.
  • 2002 Mar;4(1):68-72.
OBJECTIVES: True spontaneous intracranial arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) of posterior circulation are very rare. Clinical entity and natural history of these lesions are not well known. We describe our experience in...
Unusual Giant Mycotic Aneurysm at the Middle Cerebral Artery: Case Report

Jin YJ, Ryu SH, Lee CH, Oh CW, Han DH

  • Korean J Cerebrovasc Dis.
  • 2002 Mar;4(1):63-67.
Aneurysms at the distal branch of the middle cerebral artery may be mycotic or congenital in origin. A 34 year-old male patient was admitted with a seizure and a 7-day...
Intracerebral Hematoma after Reperfusion Procedures in Cerebral Ischemia

Rha HK, Lee KJ, Kim SL, Joo WI, Park HK, Jo JK, Kim DS, Kim MC, Choi CR

  • Korean J Cerebrovasc Dis.
  • 2002 Mar;4(1):58-62.
Intracerebral hematoma (ICH) after reperfusion procedure in cerebral ischemia is a rare but serious complication. The authors present 4 cases with ICH after reperfusion procedures in cerebral ischemia. First case...
Effectiveness of Preoperative Extra-Ventricular Drainage in Poor Grade Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Cheong JW, Shin YS, Kim HJ, Chung YS, Yoon SH, Cho KH, Cho KG

  • Korean J Cerebrovasc Dis.
  • 2002 Mar;4(1):52-57.
OBJECTIVE: Preoperative extra-ventricular drainage in poor grade aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) patients has been known to improve patient's clinical grade. However, the risk of rebleeding due to increase of transmural...
Effect of Melatonin on Brain Polyamine Contents and Hippocampal Neuronal Damage after Transient Global Ischemia in Mongolian Gerbil

Jang YS, Kim DH, Suh YS, Yim MB, Lee SR

  • Korean J Cerebrovasc Dis.
  • 2002 Mar;4(1):46-51.
OBJECTIVES: This study was designed to examine whether melatonin has a neuroprotective effect against hippocampal neuronal damage following transient global ischemia in a gerbil. Polyamine is known to play a...
Treatment of Vertebrobasilar Arterial Dissection

Lee CH, Han DH, Oh CW

  • Korean J Cerebrovasc Dis.
  • 2002 Mar;4(1):40-45.
This study was designed to elucidate the clinical course of patients with vertebro-basilar arterial dissection and to show the guidelines for options of the management. Between 1992 and 2001, 23...
Diagnosis and Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms with 3-dimensional Digital Subtraction Angiography

You SH, Hong SC, Lee JI, Kim JS, Kim JH

  • Korean J Cerebrovasc Dis.
  • 2002 Mar;4(1):35-39.
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of three-dimensional digital subtraction angiography in the surgical or interventional treatment of intracranial aneurysms. MATERIAL AND METHODS: We reviewed the clinical records, radiological findings, and...
Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in Geriatric Patients

Kim DS, Yoo DS, Huh PW, Kim JK, Cho KS, Kang JK

  • Korean J Cerebrovasc Dis.
  • 2002 Mar;4(1):31-34.
Intracranial aneurysms are the most common source of nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) in elderly patients. Despite the fact that more patients who present with SAH are middle-aged, the age-specific incidence...
Intracerebral Hemorrhage in Geriatric Patients

Kim GK, Choi ES, Lim YJ, Leem W

  • Korean J Cerebrovasc Dis.
  • 2002 Mar;4(1):27-30.
There are so many differences between the elderly patients and the younger patients in the aspects of a causes and the clinical course of spontaneous intracerebral hemorrage (ICH). As the...
Incidence and Pathophysiology of Cerebral Hemorrhagic Stroke in the Elderly

Kim BT, Kim RS, Shin IY, Im SB, Shin WH

  • Korean J Cerebrovasc Dis.
  • 2002 Mar;4(1):23-26.
As the number of elderly people increases, the incidence of stroke, especially the hemorrhagic stroke, is increasing. A large-scale survey of the entire country pertaining to the incidence and demographic...
Management of Hypertension in Geriatrics

Rho TH

  • Korean J Cerebrovasc Dis.
  • 2002 Mar;4(1):17-22.
Hypertension is a very common disorder in the aged persons. There exist several hemodynamic characteristics associated with hypertension in the geriatric population, - decreased elasticity of arterioles due to fibrosis,...
Radiosurgery for Cerebrovascular Disease

Lim YJ, Kang KS

  • Korean J Cerebrovasc Dis.
  • 2002 Mar;4(1):9-16.
The stereotactic radiosurgery for arteriovenous malformation (AVM) began in the early 1970s. Nowadays, by 2000 world-wide, more than 27,500 patients have undergone Gamma Knife radiosurgery for cerebrovascular disease (CVD). New...
What is a True Less Invasiveness for a Patient?


  • Korean J Cerebrovasc Dis.
  • 2002 Mar;4(1):5-8.
These days, a less invasive surgery is stressed. One current thought is that the endovascular surgery itself is the less invasive and safer surgery for a cerebral aneurysm, and not...

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