An “old” meta-analysis: coiling versus microsurgical clipping in the treatment of unruptured MCA aneurysms

Key point: To compare endovascular coiling with microsurgical clipping among adults with unruptured middle cerebral artery aneurysms (MCAA) by conducting a meta-analysis. The widespread use of neurovascular imaging has increased the amount of intracranial aneurysms eccidentally detected. Although the lifetime risk of aneurysmal rupture in many cases is relatively small (approximately 1% per year), rupture Read more about An “old” meta-analysis: coiling versus microsurgical clipping in the treatment of unruptured MCA aneurysms[…]

DAWN trial: solution or problem?

Key point: To assess the mean score for disability on the utility-weighted modified Rankin scale and the rate of functional independence (mRS≤2) at 90 days. The main results of the “magnificent seven” (MR-CLEAN, ESCAPE, EXTEND-IA, SWIFT PRIME, REVASCAT, THRACE, THERAPY) regarding stroke therapy showed that endovascular thrombectomy had a clinical benefit when it was performed within Read more about DAWN trial: solution or problem?[…]

Safety results from the treatment of 109 cerebral aneurysms using the Woven EndoBridge technique: preliminary results in the United Kingdom.

Lawson A1, Molyneux A2, Sellar R3, Lamin S4, Thomas A4, Gholkar A5, Patankar T1. Pubmed   OBJECTIVE: The Woven Endobridge (WEB) device has been in clinical use for the treatment of brain aneurysms for the past 4 years. Observational studies to assess clinical outcome and related complications have been published. Clear evidence is required to Read more about Safety results from the treatment of 109 cerebral aneurysms using the Woven EndoBridge technique: preliminary results in the United Kingdom.[…]