Surgery for angiographically occult cerebral aneurysms.

@article{Jafar1993SurgeryFA,
  title={Surgery for angiographically occult cerebral aneurysms.},
  author={Jafar J. Jafar and Howard L. Weiner},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1993},
  volume={79 5},
  pages={
          674-9
        }
}
In 15% of patients with spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), the source of bleeding cannot be determined despite repeated cerebral angiography. However, some patients diagnosed as having "SAH of unknown cause" actually harbor undetected aneurysms. The authors report six patients with SAH who, despite multiple negative cerebral angiograms, underwent exploratory surgery due to a high clinical and radiographic suspicion for the presence of an aneurysm. Brain computerized tomography (CT… CONTINUE READING

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