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arterial_bifurcation

Arterial bifurcation

The bifurcation of an aneurysm represent preferred locations for aneurysm formation, especially when they are associated with variations in divider geometry.

Tütüncü et al., hypothesized a link between basilar apex aneurysms and basilar artery bifurcation (a) and vertebrobasilar junction (VBJ) angles 1)

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Tütüncü F, Schimansky S, Baharoglu MI, Gao B, Calnan D, Hippelheuser J, Safain MG, Lauric A, Malek AM. Widening of the basilar bifurcation angle: association with presence of intracranial aneurysm, age, and female sex. J Neurosurg. 2014 Dec;121(6):1401-10. doi: 10.3171/2014.8.JNS1447. Epub 2014 Oct 3. PubMed PMID: 25280096.
arterial_bifurcation.txt · Last modified: 2014/12/10 08:11 (external edit)