Diagnosing cerebral aneurysms by computed tomographic angiography: meta-analysis.

@article{Menke2011DiagnosingCA,
  title={Diagnosing cerebral aneurysms by computed tomographic angiography: meta-analysis.},
  author={J. M. Menke and Joerg Larsen and Kai Kallenberg},
  journal={Annals of neurology},
  year={2011},
  volume={69 4},
  pages={646-54}
}
OBJECTIVE Cerebral aneurysms can cause substantial morbidity and mortality, specifically if they rupture, leading to nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). This meta-analysis summarizes evidence about the accuracy of noninvasive computed tomographic (CT) angiography for diagnosing intracranial aneurysms in symptomatic patients. METHODS Four databases including PubMed were searched without language restrictions from January 1995 to February 2010. Two independent reviewers selected and… CONTINUE READING