Risk Score Estimation: a new method to determine optimal timing of aneurysm clipping for improved management outcome.

@article{Duong1998RiskSE,
  title={Risk Score Estimation: a new method to determine optimal timing of aneurysm clipping for improved management outcome.},
  author={D. Hoang Duong and V R S Kolluri and Peter Spittaler and R. P. Sengupta},
  journal={Neurological research},
  year={1998},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={
          218-24
        }
}
The outcome of 703 patients who underwent surgery following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage were analyzed with regards to age, associated medical conditions, vasospasm and clinical status at the time of operation. Patients with Hunt and Hess grade I, II, and III had a 96%, 90% and 93% favorable (good and fair) outcome respectively. In contrast only 58% of patients with grade IV had the same result. The outcome was unfavorable in 13% of the patients who were older than 60 years of age and… CONTINUE READING