Death by nondiagnosis: why emergent CT angiography should not be done for patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage.

@article{Kallmes2007DeathBN,
  title={Death by nondiagnosis: why emergent CT angiography should not be done for patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage.},
  author={David F. Kallmes and Kennith F. Layton and William F Marx and Frank C. H. Tong},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 10},
  pages={1837-8}
}
Should Not Be Done for Patients with Subarachnoid Hemorrhage We read with great interest the recent editorial in this journal by Kallmes et al about CT angiography (CTA) in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). As can be expected in an editorial, the content is provocative because the authors state that conventional angiography is the one and only diagnostic in the work-up of patients with the suspicion of an aneurysmal SAH and that CT angiography (as a modern “toy”) is inaccurate and… CONTINUE READING

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