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Table 1 Suggested indications for using hybrid angio-surgical suite

From: The working road map in a neurosurgical Hybrid Angio-Surgical suite------ development and practice of a neurosurgical Hybrid Angio-Surgical suite

Medical conditions Indications
Aneurysm • Post-clipping review for residual aneurysm and patency of parent vessels [2, 3] • Balloon temporal occlusion for proximal control [13,14,15,16,17,18] • Immediate rescue/salvage procedures [6, 15]
AVM • Post-resection checking for residual AVM [1, 19,20,21] • Investigating ruptured AVM with herniation • Emergent management of intraoperative rupture of AVM embolization • Acquired IOA for navigation of residual AVM
Carotid and vertebral artery disease • Provide direct access to CCA/ICA/VA for further endovascular intervention [3739] • Symptomatic total occlusion of CCA/ICA/VA with distal long segment occlusion/stenosis [4042]
DAVF • Provide alternative access for endovascular embolization, including cortical vein, arterial feeders, venous sinus and ophthalmic vein [7, 8, 25,26,27,28,29,30,31,32,33,34,35,36]
Other non-cerebrovascular diseases • Penetrating trauma to head and neck [44] • Spinal fusion [46] • Percutaneous trigeminal rhizotomy [45] • Skull base surgery [47]