The role of CT following aneurysmal rupture.

  title={The role of CT following aneurysmal rupture.},
  author={Richard E. Latchaw and Pedro Henrique Reis da Silva and Steven F Falcone},
  journal={Neuroimaging clinics of North America},
  volume={7 4},
Computed tomography is a highly effective method of detecting subarachnoid blood if performed early after aneurysmal rupture, being 95% to 98% positive when lumbar puncture is positive. The localization of the blood defines the location of the aneurysm in approximately 80% of cases. Contrast enhanced computed tomography demonstrates the aneurysm in 75% of… CONTINUE READING