Importance of the perforating arteries in the proximal part of the PICA for surgical approaches to the brain stem and fourth ventricle - an anatomical study


Kayaci S. , ÇAĞLAR Y. Ş. , Bas O., Ozveren M. F.

CLINICAL NEUROLOGY AND NEUROSURGERY, vol.115, no.10, pp.2153-2158, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 115 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2013.08.005
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL NEUROLOGY AND NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.2153-2158

Abstract

Objective: The purpose of this study is to examine the perforating arteries (PAs) in the proximal part of the posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA) for surgical approaches to the brain stem and fourth ventricle, and to stress their importance in microsurgical procedures.