Thirty-year follow-up after extracranial-intracranial bypass surgery

Neurosurg Focus. 2008;24(2):E19. doi: 10.3171/FOC/2008/24/2/E19.


The conventional wisdom resulting from the international, multicenter, trial of extracranial-intracranial bypass surgery is that this procedure offers no benefit. Because of the complex and unique circumstances of some, clinical experience and judgment must sometimes overrule some statistical conclusions.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Carotid Artery, Internal*
  • Carotid Stenosis / diagnostic imaging
  • Carotid Stenosis / surgery*
  • Cerebral Revascularization*
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Radiography
  • Time Factors
  • Treatment Outcome