Endovascular treatment of very small (3 mm or smaller) intracranial aneurysms: report of a consecutive series and a meta-analysis.

@article{Brinjikji2010EndovascularTO,
  title={Endovascular treatment of very small (3 mm or smaller) intracranial aneurysms: report of a consecutive series and a meta-analysis.},
  author={Waleed Brinjikji and Giuseppe Lanzino and H J Cloft and Alejandro Rabinstein and David F. Kallmes},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2010},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={116-21}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE We performed a meta-analysis of published studies on the endovascular treatment of very small intracranial aneurysms, including 71 patients treated at our institution. METHODS We conducted a computerized MEDLINE search of the literature for reports on the treatment of intracranial aneurysms with a maximum dimension of </=3 mm by using the search terms "small," "tiny," "intracranial aneurysm," "endovascular," and "coil." A total of 7 studies, including our institution's… CONTINUE READING