What is the role of endovascular coiling in the treatment of cerebral aneurysms?

Updated: Dec 06, 2018
  • Author: David S Liebeskind, MD, FAAN, FAHA, FANA; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Endovascular coiling of cerebral aneurysms has been found to yield a better clinical outcome than clipping does, with the benefit greatest in patients with a good preoperative grade. [1, 2]

See Treatment and Medication for more detail.


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