Ruptured intracranial aneurysms. The influence of sex and fibromuscular dysplasia upon prognosis

@article{George1989RupturedIA,
  title={Ruptured intracranial aneurysms. The influence of sex and fibromuscular dysplasia upon prognosis},
  author={Bernard George and M Zerah and K. L. Mourier and Françoise Gelbert and Daniel Reizine},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
  year={1989},
  volume={97},
  pages={26-30}
}
From a statistical analysis of a series of 214 cases of ruptured intracranial aneurysms, it was demonstrated that only four parameters among those collected on the admission day, are predictive of the final functional result: sex (p < 0.001); age (p < 0.02); clinical grade (p < 0.001) and angiographic spasm (p < 0.01). The surprisingly poor prognosis in women was explained by the higher frequency of spasm (p < 0.005). Aneurysms in women predominated on the intracranial carotid artery (38%) and… CONTINUE READING

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