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Successful Microsurgical Clipping of Basilar tip Aneurysm: A Case Report

Dr Gopal Sharma, MS
National Neurosurgical Referral Centre National Academy of medical sciences Bir Hospital Kathmandu, Nepal

The authors report a case of basilar tip aneurysm who presented with the features of subarachnoid hemorrhage. After making a diagnosis of basilar tip aneurysm on CT angiogram, it was clipped successfully via right subtemporal approach and patient was discharged on 16th postoperative day with Glasgow Outcome Score(GOS) of 4/5. Literature on basilar tip aneurysm, its management and outcome would be reviewed.

Key Words: Basilar tip aneurysm, Microsurgical clipping, Multislices MD CT angiogram, subtemporal approach