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Encephaloduroarteriosynangiosis – A revascularization technique used to treat cerebral ischemia due to Moyamoya Disease. The technique consists fo dissecting superficial temporal artery free from surround scalp with a cuff of galea for a length of several centimeters without disturbing its vascular flow. The artery is then laid down onto the exposed cortical surface after performing a craniotomy and dural opening. It is held in contact by sewing the galeal cuff to the cut edges fo dura prior to closing the surgical wound.