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Artificial neural network for predicting the safe temporary artery occlusion time in intracranial aneurysmal surgery, Article Journal of Clinical Medicine ; Volume 10, Issue 7 , 2021 ; 20770383 (ISSN) ; Ghodsi, S. M ; Zangeneh Soroush, M ; Ansari, S ; Kamali Ardakani, S ; Sharif University of Technology
Background. Temporary artery clipping facilitates safe cerebral aneurysm management, besides a risk for cerebral ischemia. We developed an artificial neural network (ANN) to predict the safe clipping time of temporary artery occlusion (TAO) during intracranial aneurysm surgery. Method. We devised a three-layer model to predict the safe clipping time for TAO. We considered age, the diameter of the right and left middle cerebral arteries (MCAs), the diameter of the right and left A1 segment of anterior cerebral arteries (ACAs), the diameter of the anterior communicating artery, mean velocity of flow at the right and left MCAs, and the mean velocity of flow at the right and left ACAs, as well...