Rupture rates for patients with prior history of SAH with UIAs ≥10 mm in diameter were 0.65%/y. Epub 2010 Dec 2. With an estimated prevalence of around 1 - 2 % in the general populat … However, alternative hypotheses could account for this observation, including a much higher prevalence of 7- to 10-mm aneurysms, a decrease in aneurysm size at the time of rupture, or a smaller critical size for aneurysms that rupture at the time they form or soon after they form. It is not known how many patients with UIAs have been treated, and no large-scale studies devoted to the endovascular treatment of UIAs have been reported. Together they form a unique fingerprint. In the absence of long-term follow-up, apparently less invasive treatment modalities may be associated with decreased morbidity rates but without effective or durable exclusion of the aneurysm from the circulation. As found in the recent ISUIA, UIAs must be considered in the context of the patient’s previous history of aneurysmal SAH or lack thereof due to a difference in rupture rates in these 2 populations. To support the neurosurgery community in these unprecedented times, the CNS is offering complimentary online education. Purpose: Level III evidence is generated with nonrandomized concurrent cohort comparisons between contemporaneous patients who did and those who did not receive treatment. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology (ATVB), Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA), Customer Service and Ordering Information, Basic, Translational, and Clinical Research, Recommendations for the Management of Patients With Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms, Global Impact of the 2017 ACC/AHA Hypertension Guidelines, Copyright © 2000 by American Heart Association. PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Intracranial aneurysms are frequent incidental findings on cranial imaging. They also reviewed contemporary published evidence-based guidelines, personal files, and published expert … Cerebral aneurysms: Cerebral aneurysm guidelines—more guidance needed.  |  The database for this review was the existing literature in the English language regarding UIAs assembled by the committee. Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms June 2015 Guideline from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. eCollection 2020. The guidelines address presentation, natural history, epidemiology, risk factors, screening, diagnosis, imaging and outcomes from surgical and endovascular treatment. Rinkel GJE(1). Recent studies have found that the following factors heavily influence the analysis of cost effectiveness for asymptomatic unruptured aneurysms: aneurysm incidence, risk of rupture (natural history), and risk of treatment.3245495253 Mathematical modeling studies have demonstrated that the cost effectiveness of screening is highly sensitive to the aneurysm rupture rate, even in populations at high risk for intracranial aneurysms. Vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia: a statement for healthcare professionals from the american heart association/american stroke association. Results: These guidelines provide evidence-based information on epidemiology, risk factors and prognosis of SAH and recommendations on diagnostic and therapeutic methods of both ruptured and unruptured intracranial aneurysms. Unauthorized Symptoms due to UIAs should be discriminated relative to those developing rapidly and related to smaller aneurysms, presumably due to acute aneurysmal expansion. A case-controlled, randomized prospective trial will be required to adequately compare this technique with direct clipping. 2020 Nov 18;11:400. doi: 10.25259/SNI_569_2020. ISUIA reported on 2 groups treated with craniotomy for UIAs: patients without a history of SAH and those with such a history. The average aneurysm size in those who bled was 13.1 mm. The 8 patients who died had aneurysms of 7 to 10 mm in diameter or larger; no UIAs of <7 mm ruptured. Evidence-based guidelines are presented for the care of patients presenting with unruptured intracranial aneurysms. Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms: A Guideline for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Most CT scanners obtain slice thicknesses of 5 to 10 mm, and small aneurysms may not be visible, even with intravenous contrast agents; therefore, standard CT with or without contrast agents cannot adequately define the presence or absence of an intracranial aneurysm, particularly if an unruptured lesion is suspected.2526, CT angiography is performed by obtaining images acquired during the arterial phase of contrast opacification. Contact Us, A Statement for Healthcare Professionals From the Stroke Council of the American Heart Association. They are usually discovered incidentally. Intra-arterial catheter angiography continues to be the “gold standard” in the diagnostic evaluation of intracranial aneurysms. The guidelines are intended to serve as … The impact on quality of life of living with the diagnosis of unruptured aneurysm has not been evaluated. Stroke. Stroke. Would you like email updates of new search results? Demaerschalk BM, Kleindorfer DO, Adeoye OM, Demchuk AM, Fugate JE, Grotta JC, Khalessi AA, Levy EI, Palesch YY, Prabhakaran S, Saposnik G, Saver JL, Smith EE; American Heart Association Stroke Council and Council on Epidemiology and Prevention. Factors that favor conservative management include older patient age, decreased life expectancy, comorbid medical conditions, and asymptomatic small aneurysms. Management decisions require an accurate assessment of the risks of various treatment options compared with the natural history of the condition. Likewise, small aneurysms approaching the 10-mm diameter size, those with daughter sac formation and other unique hemodynamic features, and patients with a positive family history for aneurysms or aneurysmal SAH deserve special consideration for treatment. Permanent deficits due to stroke in patients with ruptured or unruptured aneurysms occurred in 5% and 9%, respectively. Assessment of treatment outcome has focused on 30-day surgical mortality rates and various treatment morbidity rates, although the latter have not been consistently identified or reported. 2015 Jul;46(7):2032-60. doi: 10.1161/STR.0000000000000069. The range of mortality and morbidity rates reported in the largest series is wide, varying from 0% to 7% for death and 4% to 15.3% for complications.822626364656667 Two meta-analyses were recently reported.2262 The first of these involved 733 patients22 and reported a 1% mortality rate and a 4% morbidity rate. Affirmed by the AAN Institute Board of Directors on December 9, 2014. Noninvasive imaging techniques now exist, such as MRA and CT angiography, which are less expensive and noninvasive and have a high degree of sensitivity and specificity as outlined here. Outpatient treatment of cerebral aneurysms: A case series. Objective: International guidelines for the management of unruptured intracranial aneurysms (UIAs) recommend observation in aneurysms <10 mm due to the estimated low risk of rupture. Ask for reprint No. For comments or questions about this statement, contact Joshua Bederson, MD, One Gustave L. Levy Place, New York, NY 10029; https://doi.org/10.1161/01.CIR.102.18.2300, National Center Of the 102 aneurysms <10 mm in diameter at the time of discovery, none ruptured, whereas of the 51 aneurysms ≥10 mm in diameter, 15 ruptured during a mean follow-up of 8.3 years. There was no clear relationship between the size of the aneurysm and propensity for rupture. Consequently, it is premature to judge the effectiveness or efficacy of endovascular treatment for UIAs. A single reprint is available by calling 800-242-8721 (US only) or writing the American Heart Association, Public Information, 7272 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75231-4596. Size alone did not predict future rupture. MRA is useful as a screening modality, with sensitivity rates of 69% to 93%, and is particularly useful for aneurysms of >3 to 5 mm.3238394041 MRA may be less useful in the detection of subtle changes in aneurysm size or as a screening tool in patients with previously treated intracranial aneurysms and should be restricted to patients with magnetic resonance–compatible clips. According to a classification system suggested by Cook et al,7 randomized clinical trials with low likelihoods of false-positive and false-negative errors provide the highest level of evidence (level I) that can be applied to a clinical recommendation. A clinically applicable deep-learning model for detecting intracranial aneurysm in computed tomography angiography images. The guidelines address presentation, natural history, epidemiology, risk factors, screening, diagnosis, imaging and outcomes from surgical and endovascular treatment. This has traditionally been regarded as an indication for urgent treatment to prevent hemorrhage and to maximize the potential for recovery of the deficit.78798081. Chen S, Yang D, Liu B, Wang L, Chen Y, Ye W, Liu C, Ni L, Zhang X, Zheng Y. Ann Transl Med. 2020 Nov 30;11(1):6090. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-19527-w. Miao HL, Zhang DY, Wang T, Jiao XT, Jiao LQ. Although significant questions remain, ISUIA still represents the most comprehensive effort to date in documentation of the natural history of UIAs. RESULTS: Evidence-based guidelines are presented for the care of patients presenting with unruptured intracranial aneurysms. Despite aneurysm growth in the majority of patients who bled, aneurysm size was <9 mm in 11 patients and <5 mm in 5 patients at the time of rupture. USA.gov. These many influences have contributed to considerable variability in the reported risks for aneurysmal SAH and the treatment of UIAs. 2012 Jul;43(7):1998-2027. doi: 10.1161/STR.0b013e31825bcdac. Coil embolization is a treatment option for UIAs. Learn more. The higher risk of treatment and shorter life expectancy in older individuals must be considered in all patients and favors observation in older patients with asymptomatic aneurysms. Current evidence does not conclusively support one explanation over the others, and further work will be needed to address this issue. Together they form a unique fingerprint. The current literature contains level IV and level V evidence and can support grade C recommendations. However, 4 patients (10%) with 4- to 5-mm aneurysms bled. Halbach et al87 reported on the ability of coil embolization to relieve signs and symptoms of mass effect from unruptured aneurysms. In another Japanese study, Asari and Ohmoto11 reported on 54 patients followed up for 43.7 months and found subsequent rupture in 11 patients, including 8 of 39 patients without prior SAH. For example, a recent meta-analysis of the literature on coil embolization of intracranial aneurysms demonstrated a low complication rate of 3.7% but a high rate (46%) of incomplete obliteration.60 Documentation of aneurysm obliteration requires postoperative angiography, and this may have to be repeated to verify durability. Nevertheless, as experience with microsurgical techniques increases, aneurysm location may become less of a factor that influences outcome, and recent studies report little or no increase in morbidity rates due to focal neurological deficits in cases of nongiant aneurysm of the posterior circulation.6669, Symptoms such as mass effect on cerebral or brain stem structures, compression of cranial nerves, or ischemic/embolic phenomena can be effectively treated with surgical clipping and decompression and can serve as an important indication for treatment.697677 For example, the development of a new third nerve palsy ipsilateral to an aneurysm of the posterior communicating artery implies growth of the aneurysm. The aim of this updated statement is to provide comprehensive and evidence-based recommendations for management of patients with unruptured intracranial aneurysms. Shi Z, Miao C, Schoepf UJ, Savage RH, Dargis DM, Pan C, Chai X, Li XL, Xia S, Zhang X, Gu Y, Zhang Y, Hu B, Xu W, Zhou C, Luo S, Wang H, Mao L, Liang K, Wen L, Zhou L, Yu Y, Lu GM, Zhang LJ. Because patients with factors that favor surgery are more likely to be excluded from analysis, a systematic error could be introduced that excludes aneurysms more likely to bleed. eCollection 2020. The rupture of an intracranial aneurysm is a critical concern for individual health; even an unruptured intracranial aneurysm is an anxious condition for the individual. However, aneurysm size was the best predictor of future rupture. 2016 Feb;47(2):581-641. doi: 10.1161/STR.0000000000000086. Gorelick PB, Scuteri A, Black SE, Decarli C, Greenberg SM, Iadecola C, Launer LJ, Laurent S, Lopez OL, Nyenhuis D, Petersen RC, Schneider JA, Tzourio C, Arnett DK, Bennett DA, Chui HC, Higashida RT, Lindquist R, Nilsson PM, Roman GC, Sellke FW, Seshadri S; American Heart Association Stroke Council, Council on Epidemiology and Prevention, Council on Cardiovascular Nursing, Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention, and Council on Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia. To purchase additional reprints: up to 999 copies, call 800-611-6083 (US only) or fax 413-665-2671; 1000 or more copies, call 214-706-1466, fax 214-691-6342, or. The periprocedural mortality rate in this group was 2.7%, although the mortality among patients with UIAs is unclear. Of the former, particular consideration must be given to aneurysm size, form, and location and its symptomatic versus incidental status. Several assumptions must be made to estimate these costs, such as how an aneurysm would be managed if detected, although this unrealistically simplifies the medical decision-making process. Impact of Virtual Reality in Arterial Anatomy Detection and Surgical Planning in Patients with Unruptured Anterior Communicating Artery Aneurysms. Results—Evidence-based guidelines are presented for the care of patients presenting with unruptured intracranial aneurysms. use prohibited. Evidence-based guidelines are presented for the care of patients presenting with unruptured intracranial aneurysms. Stroke. In a separate study, these authors evaluated aneurysm size in 25 patients with or without prior SAH and rupture of a previously unruptured aneurysm.13 Twenty-two of the newly ruptured aneurysms were <9 mm in diameter at initial diagnosis and 16 were <5 mm in diameter. Aneurysm location also predicted future rupture (posterior communicating, vertebrobasilar/posterior cerebral, and basilar tip UIAs were more likely to rupture). Clinical Importance of the Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery: A Review of the Literature. During follow-up, 1 rupture occurred in a patient without prior SAH who had a giant (≥25 mm) basilar aneurysm. Methods: Keywords: Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms. Such lesions carry a major risk for both progressive neurological deficit and aneurysm rupture.141699. 2020 Dec 10;10(12):963. doi: 10.3390/brainsci10120963. Recommendations for the management of patients with unruptured intracranial aneurysms: A statement for healthcare professionals from the Stroke Council of the American Heart Association. Randomized trials with high likelihoods of false-negative and positive errors provide level II evidence. Treatment decisions must take into account the patient’s age, existing medical and neurological condition, and relative risks of repair. Results: Symptomatic intradural aneurysms of all sizes should be considered for treatment, with relative urgency for the treatment of acutely symptomatic aneurysms. Transcatheter studies provide the most information about small perforating vessels and produce higher-resolution images than other imaging modalities.424344 However, catheter angiography is a more invasive procedure. Until the efficacy of screening groups with the FIA syndrome has been evaluated in a population-based clinical study, screening should be considered on an individual basis. Although the authors concluded that even the smallest UIAs require “radical treatment or careful follow-up,” the methods used in these retrospective studies substantially limit the strength of any conclusions about aggressive treatment. Although the prevention of hemorrhage has been advocated as the most effective strategy aimed at lowering mortality rates,6 the optimal management of patients with unruptured intracranial aneurysms (UIAs) remains controversial. However, special consideration for treatment should be given to young patients in this group. In a study by Yasui et al,12 234 patients with and without SAH were evaluated during a period of 6.25 years. Nat Commun. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Although the natural history of UIAs could be revealed in a prospective study with no treatment and long-term follow-up, it may be unrealistic to expect that such a study will be conducted. ISUIA constitutes the most comprehensive study on this issue, as previously outlined, and is the only study to systematically assess cognitive status before and after surgery across multiple centers with a team-evaluation approach.8 Although ISUIA enrolled surgeons from leading academic institutions, it did not specify outcome thresholds to credential surgeons before participation in the study. Age is clearly an important patient factor that influences surgical outcome as illustrated by ISUIA, in which the combined morbidity and mortality rate was 6.5% for patients <45 years old, 14.4% for patients 45 to 65 years old, and 32% for patients >64 years old.8 Because one of the major indications for treatment of UIA is to prevent rupture and a greater age at presentation implies a shorter period of risk, the increased surgical morbidity rate for older patients is particularly important in this condition. The management of unruptured cerebral aneurysms remains one of the most controversial topics in neurosurgery. Patients with environmental risk factors such as cigarette smoking and alcohol use have an increased risk of SAH, but this has not been associated with an increased frequency of intracranial aneurysms,5455565758 and screening for aneurysms is not warranted in this population. Clipboard, Search History, and several other advanced features are temporarily unavailable. The second, which encompassed 2460 patients and reported a mortality rate of 2.6% and a permanent morbidity rate of 10.9%,62 also found declining morbidity and mortality rates for anteriorly located aneurysms in recent years. Among the patients with prior history of SAH with basilar tip UIAs of <10 mm, the rupture risk was ≈12% at 7.5 years compared with 3% for <10-mm UIAs in other locations. The ISUIA findings differ from those of previous studies, which have shown (1) the mean diameter of aneurysms of patients who present with SAH to typically be <10 mm,19202122 (2) the surgical morbidity and mortality rates to be significantly lower (see later),2123 and (3) a considerably higher annual rupture rate than that reported by ISUIA.21 Like all natural history studies to date, ISUIA was based on retrospectively identified patients, which has raised controversy about patient selection. These syndromes support the theory of inherited susceptibility to aneurysm formation.8918252947, The familial intracranial aneurysm (FIA) syndrome occurs when 2 relatives, third degree or closer, have radiographically proved intracranial aneurysms.271114283048 Cohorts with this syndrome have SAH at a younger age than in the general aneurysm population, are more likely to harbor multiple aneurysms, and have more hemorrhages among siblings and mother-daughter pairings.21630 In family members with ≥2 first-degree relatives with SAH, the risk of harboring an unruptured aneurysm was found to be 8% in 1 study,32 whereas another study reported a relative risk of 4.2.45 Family members with only 1 affected first-degree relative have a higher relative risk of harboring an unruptured aneurysm than the general population but less than those with the FIA syndrome.4449 In patients who have been treated for a ruptured aneurysm, the annual rate of new aneurysm formation is 1% to 2%.17465051 Patients with multiple intracranial aneurysms may be particularly susceptible to new aneurysm formation.50, In evaluation of the clinical efficacy of screening for asymptomatic intracranial aneurysms, the costs of screening should be weighed against the risks and consequences of SAH. The only clear predictor of future rupture among these patients was basilar tip location. Certain genetic syndromes have been associated with an increased risk of aneurysmal SAH, such as autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease and type IV Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Factors that favor surgery include a young patient with a long life expectancy, previously ruptured aneurysms, a family history of aneurysm rupture, large aneurysms, symptomatic aneurysms, observed aneurysm growth, and established low treatment risks. Thirty-four patients (14.5%) bled, with an average annual rupture rate of 2.3%. The authors concluded that detachable platinum coil embolization was a promising treatment for ruptured basilar tip aneurysms that are not surgically clippable but that the role of this procedure in unruptured basilar tip aneurysms was unclear. For UIAs only, level IV and level V evidence exists, and these can support grade C recommendations. Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms | Stroke Purpose—The aim of this updated statement is to provide comprehensive and evidence-based recommendations for management of patients with unruptured intracranial aneurysms. The guideline underwent extensive peer review, including review by the Stroke Council Leadership and Stroke Scientific Statement Oversight Committees, before consideration and approval by the American Heart Association Science Advisory and Coordinating Committee. To the Editor: I read with great interest a recent article concerning recommendations for the management of unruptured intracranial aneurysms, published both in Stroke and in Circulation. Epub 2012 May 24. Although minimal data regarding this subgroup are available, studies from Locksley,9 Eskesen et al,99 and Juvela et al16 show a high rate of rupture within several months of symptom onset. Aneurysms at the basilar apex are intimately associated with midbrain perforating arteries, and these can be injured during open surgery74 or with endovascular procedures.75 In the meta-analysis by Raaymakers et al,62 posterior aneurysm location was associated with the highest surgical risk, particularly for giant aneurysms, for which the mortality rate was 9.6% and the morbidity rate was 37.9%. 71-0195. Purpose— The aim of this updated statement is to provide comprehensive and evidence-based recommendations for management of patients with unruptured intracranial aneurysms. 1-800-AHA-USA-1 Aneurysm factors that potentially contribute to surgical outcome include size, morphology, and specific location. Giant aneurysms (>25 mm) require specialized surgical and adjunctive techniques6869 and carry the greatest risk, with combined mortality and morbidity rates of ≈20% and ≈50% for posterior circulation aneurysms. In consideration of the natural history of intracranial aneurysms, it is therefore important to distinguish between these 2 groups. For large symptomatic intracavernous aneurysms, treatment decisions should be individualized on the basis of patient age, severity and progression of symptoms, and treatment alternatives. In a study by Wiebers et al14 that included 130 patients with a mean follow-up interval of 8.3 years, 15 of 130 patients had a subsequent intracranial hemorrhage. The guidelines address presentation, natural history, epidemiology, risk factors, screening, diagnosis, imaging and outcomes from surgical and endovascular treatment. A single reprint is available by calling 800-242-8721 (US only) or writing the American Heart Association, Public Information, 7272 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75231-4596. These factors can be grouped into patient characteristics (age, symptoms, and medical condition), aneurysm characteristics (size, location, and morphology), and other factors (hospital and surgical team experience). 2015;46:2368-2400. Management of unruptured intracranial Aneurysms Abstract. Unruptured intracranial aneurysms (UIAs) are a common coincidental finding in cranial imaging of patients with non-correlated symptoms such as headache or dizziness. Vikram V. Nayar, K.a.i. 1 To avoid such a catastrophic event, it is important to identify and treat patients … Recent data indicate that the risk of recurrence of an aneurysm that has been completely clipped at surgery is ≈1.5% at 4.4 years.50 Incompletely clipped aneurysms have a significantly higher recurrence rate, particularly if the residual aneurysm is broad based.50 A recent Japanese study demonstrated that surgical treatment of UIAs did not provide absolute protection.61. Surgical experience has been shown to influence outcome after intracranial aneurysm surgery. In addition, it should be recalled that in 2 studies in which UIAs later ruptured, the majority of UIAs showed enlargement, although the temporal course of this change remains undefined.1216 Finally, recommendations regarding the treatment of UIAs should be influenced by characteristics such as aneurysm morphology, extensive calcification, thrombosis, and more rarely encountered clinical features such as previous confirmation of the aneurysm and stability of size. For example, with the assumption that all aneurysms are surgically treated with a complication rate of 5.1%, there is no theoretical benefit of screening if the annual rupture rate is 0.05%, whereas there is a benefit when the annual rupture rate is taken as ≥1%.53. In all other locations, the rupture risks at 7.5 years for ≥25-mm, 10- to 24-mm, and <10-mm UIAs were ≈8%, ≈3%, and ≈0%, respectively. In contrast, the risk of rupture of an untreated aneurysm is cumulative but may provide a period of unimpaired life. Population-based studies of SAH demonstrate a mortality rate for first SAH of 45%.1 However, the mortality rate after a first SAH in the ISUIA was 83%, and in a previous study by the same authors with similar patient selection criteria, the rate was >90%.4 This suggests that selection bias for inclusion in these studies resulted in the high mortality rates after rupture but could also be attributed to wide confidence intervals or a true higher mortality rate in this population. They also reviewed contemporary published evidence-based guidelines, personal files, and published expert opinion to summarize existing evidence, indicate gaps in current knowledge, and when appropriate, formulated recommendations using standard American Heart Association criteria. Inclusion of stroke in cardiovascular risk prediction instruments: a statement for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Nat Rev Neurol. The aim of this guideline is to present current and comprehensive recommendations for the management of intracranial aneurysms, with or without rupture. These guidelines are intended to serve as a framework for the development of treatments for individuals and as a basis for future research regarding UIAs. Three of 9 patients with 7- to 10-mm aneurysms bled; however, the precise sizes of these aneurysms were not stated.9 In a study from Japan, Inagawa et al10 studied 47 patients with 55 UIAs for a mean duration of 5.1 years. Dallas, TX 75231 Int J Med Sci. The Stroke Council of the American Heart Association formed a task force to develop practice guidelines for the management of UIAs. Spontaneous SAH is most frequently caused by 7- to 10-mm aneurysms.91424 This observation has led to the suggestion that 7 to 10 mm is a critical size for rupture of an unruptured aneurysm and is seen as an apparent contradiction of ISUIA, in which 10 mm was a critical size for rupture. Get the latest public health information from CDC: https://www.coronavirus.gov, Get the latest research information from NIH: https://www.nih.gov/coronavirus, Find NCBI SARS-CoV-2 literature, sequence, and clinical content: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sars-cov-2/. Chapter 68 Management of Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms. METHODS: Writing group members used systematic literature reviews from January 1977 up to June 2014. Epub 2015 Aug 18. © American Heart Association, Inc. All rights reserved. Evidence-based guidelines are presented for the care of patients presenting with unruptured intracranial aneurysms. Goland J, Doroszuk G, Ypa P, Leyes P, Garbugino S. Surg Neurol Int. Until recently, the only effective screening procedure was intra-arterial catheter angiography, a procedure both costly and invasive. Recent studies of experienced neuroradiological centers demonstrate a risk of local catheter-related complications of ≈5%, total neurological morbidity rate of ≈1%, and permanent neurological morbidity rate of ≈0.5%.4546. Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) axial source images may undergo computer reformation to display several vessels in multiple projections353637 and can provide additional views that cannot be obtained with intra-arterial catheter angiography. Subarachnoid hemorrhage, when caused by the rupture of an intracranial aneurysm, has a mortality rate near 50% at 30 days, and approximately half of the survivors sustain irreversible brain damage. However, the risks and costs of such routine postoperative surveillance have not been assessed. 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