Awake craniotomy for surgical clipping cerebral arterial aneurysm. A case report


A.S. Kulikov, O.D. Shehtman, V.A. Gorojanin, A.Yu. Lubnin

Federal State Autonomous Institution “N.N. Burdenko National Scientific and Practical Center for Neurosurgery” of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation

For correspondence: Andrey Lubnin — M.D., Ph.D., head of Department of Anesthesiology and Resuscitation, N.N. Burdenko National and Practical Center for Neurosurgery, Moscow; email:

For citation: Kulikov AS, Shehtman OD, Gorojanin VA, Lubnin AYu. Awake craniotomy for surgical clipping cerebral arterial aneurysm. A case report. Alexander Saltanov Intensive Care Herald. 2018;3:97–100.

DOI: 10.21320/1818-474X-2018-3-97-100

We describe awake craniotomy successfully performed in patient with cerebral aneurysm of anterior part of Wilious circle. Dynamic neurological control during tested arterial occlusion didn’t show any worsening, and aneurysm was permanently occluded without vascular anastomosis and any complications.

Keywords: cerebral aneurysm, awake craniotomy, dynamic neurological monitoring

Received: 30.07.2018

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