Outcomes after cerebral aneurysm clip occlusion in the United States: the need for evidence-based hospital referral.


OBJECT In an age of multimodality and multidisciplinary treatment of cerebral aneurysms, patient outcomes have improved significantly. For a number of complex surgical procedures, hospitals with high case volumes yield superior outcomes. The effect of hospital volume on the mortality rate after emergency and elective cerebral aneurysm clip occlusion in a… (More)