Temporo-polar approach to aneurysms of the basilar artery at and around the distal bifurcation: technical note

Neurol Res. 1980;2(3-4):361-7. doi: 10.1080/01616412.1980.11739588.


An approach to aneurysms arising at the bifurcation of the basilar artery and its neighborhood is described. The temporal pole of the nondominant side is retracted posteriorly to provide a wide operative field and a better view of aneurysms.

MeSH terms

  • Basilar Artery / surgery
  • Humans
  • Intracranial Aneurysm / surgery*
  • Microsurgery / methods