Anterior communicating artery aneurysms

Neurosurgery. 2002 Oct;51(4):993-6; discussion 996. doi: 10.1097/00006123-200210000-00026.


ANTERIOR COMMUNICATING ARTERY aneurysms are complex lesions for which surgical success requires extensive preoperative and intraoperative planning. Adherence to the tenets of aneurysm surgery, including vascular control and preservation of perforating arteries, is essential for their exclusion from the circulation.

MeSH terms

  • Brain / drug effects
  • Cerebrovascular Circulation
  • Constriction
  • Humans
  • Intracranial Aneurysm / diagnosis
  • Intracranial Aneurysm / surgery*
  • Neurosurgical Procedures*
  • Thiopental / therapeutic use


  • Thiopental