Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is a rare but devastating form of stroke. Endovascular therapy has been criticized for its higher rate of recanalization and retreatment. The safety and predictors of retreatment are unknown.
A recent study in JNIS reports the clinical outcomes, imaging outcomes and predictors for aneurysm retreatment after initial endovascular embolization.
Rob Tarr speaks with co-author Dr Osama Zaidat, Vascular and Interventional Neurology/Department of Neurology, Medical College of Wisconsin/Froedtert Hospital.
Read the full paper:
Safety and predictors of aneurysm retreatment for remnant intracranial aneurysm after initial endovascular embolization http://jnis.bmj.com/content/6/7/490.full