The Ewha Medical Journal
Ewha Womans University School of Medicine
Original Article

Clinical Analysis of Moyamoya Disease

Dong Been Park

Copyright ⓒ 1994. Ewha Womans University School of Medicine. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License ( which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Published Online: Dec 31, 1994


Moyamoya diseases is an unusual vascular disorder highlighted by progressive bilateral internal carotid artery occlusion and collateralization of intracranial blood flow. To minimize the ischemic deficit, various surgical methods have been tried.

Among the 11 cases, 10 cases were associated with intracerebral and intraventricular hemorrhage and other one with cerebral infarction.

7cases with the surgical intervention were performed, 3 cases with EMS and 4 cases with EDAS. Outcome was exellent excepting 2 cases.

9 cases was survived and 2 cases was dead due to brain swelling and rebleeding.