Sandow, Nora2; von Weitzel-Mudersbach, Paul3; Rosenbaum, Sverre1; König, Susanne3; Buchert, Ralph3; Mehl, Sebastian Rüdiger3; Garbe, Anja3; Vajkoczy, Peter3
1 Neurologisk Afdeling N BFH, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital, The Capital Region of Denmark2 Department of Neurosurgery, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany.3 unknown
perioperative risk, bypass patency and outcome
Patients with chronic atherosclerotic vessel occlusion and cerebrovascular hemodynamic insufficiency may benefit from extra-intracranial (EC-IC) bypass surgery. Due to demographic changes, an increasing number of elderly patients presents with cerebrovascular hemodynamic insufficiency. So far, little data for EC-IC bypass surgery in elderly patients suffering occlusive cerebrovascular disease are available. We therefore designed a retrospective study to address the question whether EC-IC bypass is a safe and efficient treatment in a patient cohort ≥70 years.