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J Cerebrovasc Endovasc Neurosurg. 2016 18(4): 402-406
The Journal of Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery
      
 
Spontaneous Regression of Aneurysm Remnant after Incomplete Surgical Clipping in a Patient with Ruptured Cerebral Aneurysm
Hyo Sub Jun, JunHyong Ahn, Joon Ho Song, In Bok Chang
Department of Neurosurgery, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Anyang, Korea

Cases of spontaneous regression of cerebral aneurysm remnant after incomplete surgical clipping have been rarely reported. This paper reports the regression of an aneurysm remnant after incomplete surgical clipping during postsurgical follow-up. A 50-year-old male presented with subarachnoid hemorrhage because of rupture of an anterior communicating artery aneurysm. An emergency clipping of the aneurysm was performed. A cerebral angiography, which was performed two weeks postoperatively, revealed an aneurysm remnant. The patient refused additional treatment and was discharged without apparent neurological deficit. One-year follow up cerebral angiography demonstrated a partially regressed aneurysm remnant.
 
Key words : Ruptured intracranial aneurysm, Neck clipping, Aneurysm remnant, Spontaneous regression
 
 
    
 
 
 

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