Endovascular and surgical treatment of ruptured cerebral aneurysms in pediatric patients.

@article{Stiefel2008EndovascularAS,
  title={Endovascular and surgical treatment of ruptured cerebral aneurysms in pediatric patients.},
  author={Michael F. Stiefel and Gregory G. Heuer and Anuj K Basil and John Weigele and Leslie N. Sutton and Robert Hurst and Phillip B. Storm},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={63 5},
  pages={859-65; discussion 865-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Pediatric cerebral aneurysms are rare. There are very few recent studies that focus on the multidisciplinary treatment of ruptured aneurysms. We reviewed our pediatric endovascular and surgical experience with ruptured cerebral aneurysms. METHODS Pediatric patients aged 16 years and younger who were admitted with a diagnosis of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage and treated at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia were included in this analysis. RESULTS Twelve patients with 13… CONTINUE READING