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Mortality and morbidity of surgery for unruptured intracranial aneurysms: a meta-analysis.

Authors
  • Raaymakers, T W
  • Rinkel, G J
  • Limburg, M
  • Algra, A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation
Publication Date
Aug 01, 1998
Volume
29
Issue
8
Pages
1531–1538
Identifiers
PMID: 9707188
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In studies published between 1966 and 1996 on clipping of unruptured aneurysms, mortality was 2.6% and morbidity was 10.9%. In calculating the pros and cons of preventive surgery, these proportions should be taken into account.

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