Outcomes of endovascular coiling versus surgical clipping in the treatment of ruptured intracranial aneurysms.

@article{Li2012OutcomesOE,
  title={Outcomes of endovascular coiling versus surgical clipping in the treatment of ruptured intracranial aneurysms.},
  author={Z Li and Q Wang and Gang Chen and Zhiwei Quan},
  journal={The Journal of international medical research},
  year={2012},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={2145-51}
}
OBJECTIVE The effects of treatment modality (endovascular coiling or surgical clipping) on incidence of cerebral vasospasm and infarction following aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage (aSAH) remain controversial. This study compared outcomes between endovascular coiling versus surgical clipping to treat patients with acute (< 72 h) aSAH. METHODS Patients with aSAH were randomized to receive endovascular or surgical treatment. All patients underwent clinical assessments, angiography and brain… CONTINUE READING