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Posterior Communicating Artery Aneurysm Clipping

For posterior communicating (pcomm)artery aneurysms with a torturous internal carotid artery (ICA), the dural fold is excised to allow for easy placement of a angled clip. This method allows the surgeon to use the pterional approach.

Anatomy in this medical illustration: Posterior communicating artery, Pcomm, Internal carotid artery, ICA, Anterior cerebral artery, ACA, Middle cerebral artery, MCA, Optic nerve, Anterior clinoid, Aneurysm, Clipping, Aneurysm clipping, Clip applier, Sylvian fissure, neurosurgery, neuro, Microvascular neurosurgery, Dural fold