Polycystic kidney disease and intracranial aneurysms. Early angiographic diagnosis and early operation for the unruptured aneurysm.

@article{Wakabayashi1983PolycysticKD,
  title={Polycystic kidney disease and intracranial aneurysms. Early angiographic diagnosis and early operation for the unruptured aneurysm.},
  author={Toshimitsu Wakabayashi and Seiichiroh Fujita and Yumiko Ohbora and Takehiro Suyama and Norihiko Tamaki and Satoshi Matsumoto},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1983},
  volume={58 4},
  pages={
          488-91
        }
}
From August, 1981, to August, 1982, the authors performed four-vessel angiography in 17 patients with polycystic kidney disease (PKD) who had no neurological deficit and no history of subarachnoid hemorrhage. Seven cases of unruptured aneurysms were found among these 17 patients (an incidence of 41.2%). Five of the unruptured aneurysms were operated on prophylactically, with no mortality or morbidity. Nine of the 17 patients had hypertension and, of these, two (22.2%) had aneurysms. Of the… CONTINUE READING

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