Oculomotor nerve palsy by posterior communicating artery aneurysms. Influence of the surgical strategy – nerve decompression versus simple clipping – on recovery. Single center series and systematic review

E. Güresir, P. Schuss, V. Seifert & H. Vatter
Objective: Recovery of oculomotor nerve palsy (ONP) after surgical treatment of posterior communicating artery (PcomA) aneurysms has been well documented. However, if additional decompression of the oculomotor nerve by aneurysmal sac dissection or resection is superior to pure aneurysm clipping is controversially[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]