The natural history of unruptured intracranial aneurysms.

  title={The natural history of unruptured intracranial aneurysms.},
  author={David O. Wiebers and Jack P Whisnant and W Michael O'fallon},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={304 12},
This study defines the natural history of a selected group of 65 patients with 81 unruptured intracranial saccular aneurysms who did not undergo surgery. Eight of the 65 patients with aneurysms had intracranial hemorrhage due to aneurysmal rupture over a mean follow-up interval of slightly over eight years. We performed a multivariate discriminant analysis to assess the relation of several independent variables to aneurysmal ruptures. These variables included age, sex, aneurysm size, number of… CONTINUE READING


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