Multislice CT angiography in the selection of patients with ruptured intracranial aneurysms suitable for clipping or coiling

@article{Westerlaan2007MultisliceCA,
  title={Multislice CT angiography in the selection of patients with ruptured intracranial aneurysms suitable for clipping or coiling},
  author={Henri{\"e}tte E. Westerlaan and Joost P Gravendeel and Daniela Fiore and Jan D. M. Metzemaekers and Rob J. M. Groen and Jan Jacob A. Mooij and Matthijs Oudkerk},
  journal={Neuroradiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={49},
  pages={997 - 1007}
}
We sought to establish whether CT angiography (CTA) can be applied to the planning and performance of clipping or coiling in ruptured intracranial aneurysms without recourse to intraarterial digital subtraction angiography (IA-DSA). Over the period April 2003 to January 2006 in all patients presenting with a subarachnoid haemorrhage CTA was performed primarily. If CTA demonstrated an aneurysm, coiling or clipping was undertaken. IA-DSA was limited to patients with negative or inconclusive CTA… CONTINUE READING