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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 2001;30(6): 800-804.
Recent Surgical Treatment of Moyamoya Disease.
Dal Soo Kim, Do Sung Yoo, Pil Woo Huh, Jae Keon Kim, Kyoung Suok Cho, Joon Ki Kang
Department of Neurosurgery, The Catholic University of Korea College of Medicine, Uijongbu St. Mary's Hospital, Uijongbu, Korea.
The authors reviewed the recent trend of surgical treatment for pediatric as well as adult onset moyamoya disease(MMD). Combined direct and indirect arterial anastomosis or multiple indirect arterial bypasss has been increasing for pediatric MMD and direct arterial bypass is recommended for adult MMD, especially in patients with hemorrhagic MMD. Besides perioperative complications related to the management of MMD and 1999 annual report by the Research Committee on Spontaneous Occlusion of the Circle of Willis(Moyamoya Disease) of the Ministry of Health and Welfare, Japan will be summarizd.
Key Words: Moyamoya disease; Surgical treatment; Perioperative complication; 1999 annual report
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