Effect of age on outcomes of treatment of unruptured cerebral aneurysms: a study of the National Inpatient Sample 2001-2008.

@article{Brinjikji2011EffectOA,
  title={Effect of age on outcomes of treatment of unruptured cerebral aneurysms: a study of the National Inpatient Sample 2001-2008.},
  author={Waleed Brinjikji and Alejandro A Rabinstein and Giuseppe Lanzino and David F. Kallmes and H J Cloft},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2011},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={1320-4}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Age might differentially affect outcomes in patients treated for unruptured cerebral aneurysms with surgical clipping versus endovascular coil therapy. We evaluated a large administrative database to determine the effect of age on outcomes in patients treated for unruptured cerebral aneurysm. METHODS Using the National Inpatient Sample, we evaluated morbidity (discharge to long-term facility) and mortality of patients undergoing clipping or coiling of unruptured… CONTINUE READING

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