New Trends in Cerebral Aneurysm Management
Author: Yasuhiro Yonekawa, Yoshiharu Sakurai, Emanuela Keller
Release Date: September 19, 2011
The management of cerebral aneurysms is still sub are being carried out on unruptured cerebral aneu ject of controversy in spite of recent dramatic advances rysms and presentation of such new clinical experi in surgical techniques and neuro-intensive care. Cur ences allowed intensive discussions in order to find out rently there are three main topics in this field with to updated and proper ways to focus the treatment. The tally different aspects: second day provided updated information on neuro critical care aspects as well as endovascular and surgi 1) management of unruptured cerebral aneurysms as cal treatment modalities as performed in daily practice a preventive medicine and in Zurich and Japan. Round table discussions encour 2) neurocritical management of severe subarachnoid aged an interactive communication between the par hemorrhage (SAH) after rupture and ticipants and faculty. 3) advances in the microsurgical and endovascular techniques regarding the management of cerebral In this volume we publish the proceedings of this aneurysms. Swiss-Japanese Joint Conference on Cerebral Aneur ysm. Our gratitude is extended to the many contrib In order to create an opportunity to discuss these top utors and to all those who participated in the confer ics, the Swiss-Japanese Joint Conference on Cerebral ence. Publication of the proceedings is supported by Aneurysm Management was held in Zurich, Switzer Health Sciences Research Grants for Medical Frontier land, from May 5 to 7, 2001; Prof. Dr. Y. Yonekawa, Strategy Research regarding multi-center studies on Zurich and Prof. Dr. Y."