Surgical treatment of neurovascular lesions like intracranial aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations and arteriovenous dural fistulas is still associated with high morbidity. Several recent studies are providing increasing insights into reliable tools to improve surgery and reduce complications. Inadvertent vessel compromise and incomplete occlusion of the lesion represent the most possible complications in neurovascular surgery. It is clear that direct visual examination alone does not allow to identify all instances of vessel compromise. Various modalities, including angiography, microvascular Doppler and neurophysiological studies, have been utilized for hemodynamics of flow vessels in proper clipping of the aneurysm or complete obliteration of the lesion. We intended to review the current knowledge about the intraoperative microvascular Doppler (iMDS) employment in the most updated literature, and explore the most recent implications not only in intracranial aneurysms but also in neurovascular lesions like arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) and arteriovenous dural fistulas (AVDFs). According to the PRISMA guidelines, systematic research in the most updated platform was performed in order to provide a complete overview about iMDS employment in neurovascular surgery. Twelve articles were included in the present paper and analyzed according to specific research areas. iMDS employment could represent a crucial tool to improve surgery in neurovascular lesions. The safety and effectiveness of the surgical treatment of neurovascular lesions like intracranial aneurysm and other neurovascular lesions like AVMs and AVDFs requires careful and accurate consideration regarding the assessment of anatomy and blood flow. Prognosis may depend on suboptimal or incomplete exclusion of the lesion.

Gulino, V., Brunasso, L., Avallone, C., Campisi, B.M., Bonosi, L., Costanzo, R., et al. (2024). The Use of Intraoperative Microvascular Doppler in Vascular Neurosurgery: Rationale and Results—A Systematic Review [10.3390/brainsci14010056].

The Use of Intraoperative Microvascular Doppler in Vascular Neurosurgery: Rationale and Results—A Systematic Review

Gulino, Vincenzo
Primo
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Brunasso, Lara
Secondo
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Avallone, Chiara;Campisi, Benedetta Maria;Bonosi, Lapo;Costanzo, Roberta;Cammarata, Emanuele;Cordova, Adriana;Iacopino, Domenico Gerardo
Co-ultimo
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Maugeri, Rosario
Co-ultimo
2024-01-06

Abstract

Surgical treatment of neurovascular lesions like intracranial aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations and arteriovenous dural fistulas is still associated with high morbidity. Several recent studies are providing increasing insights into reliable tools to improve surgery and reduce complications. Inadvertent vessel compromise and incomplete occlusion of the lesion represent the most possible complications in neurovascular surgery. It is clear that direct visual examination alone does not allow to identify all instances of vessel compromise. Various modalities, including angiography, microvascular Doppler and neurophysiological studies, have been utilized for hemodynamics of flow vessels in proper clipping of the aneurysm or complete obliteration of the lesion. We intended to review the current knowledge about the intraoperative microvascular Doppler (iMDS) employment in the most updated literature, and explore the most recent implications not only in intracranial aneurysms but also in neurovascular lesions like arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) and arteriovenous dural fistulas (AVDFs). According to the PRISMA guidelines, systematic research in the most updated platform was performed in order to provide a complete overview about iMDS employment in neurovascular surgery. Twelve articles were included in the present paper and analyzed according to specific research areas. iMDS employment could represent a crucial tool to improve surgery in neurovascular lesions. The safety and effectiveness of the surgical treatment of neurovascular lesions like intracranial aneurysm and other neurovascular lesions like AVMs and AVDFs requires careful and accurate consideration regarding the assessment of anatomy and blood flow. Prognosis may depend on suboptimal or incomplete exclusion of the lesion.
6-gen-2024
Settore MED/19 - Chirurgia Plastica
Settore MED/27 - Neurochirurgia
Gulino, V., Brunasso, L., Avallone, C., Campisi, B.M., Bonosi, L., Costanzo, R., et al. (2024). The Use of Intraoperative Microvascular Doppler in Vascular Neurosurgery: Rationale and Results—A Systematic Review [10.3390/brainsci14010056].
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