Comparison of cost and outcome of endovascular and neurosurgical procedures in the treatment of ruptured intracranial aneurysms.

@article{Bairstow2002ComparisonOC,
  title={Comparison of cost and outcome of endovascular and neurosurgical procedures in the treatment of ruptured intracranial aneurysms.},
  author={Phillip James Bairstow and Andrew R. Dodgson and Jennie Linto and Mark S Khangure},
  journal={Australasian radiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={249-51}
}
Endovascular techniques for the treatment of intracranial aneurysms have gained rapid acceptance in some countries as an alternative to conventional neurosurgical treatment. The International Subarachnoid Aneurysm Trial (ISAT) is the first multicentre prospective randomized trial comparing neurosurgery with endovascular coil (Guglielmi detachable coil) treatment of acute subarachnoid haemorrhage. The cost and outcome of endovascular procedures was compared with neurosurgical procedures in the… CONTINUE READING