Diagnostic Characteristics and Management of Intracranial Aneurysms in Children

Ronit Agid, Tali Jonas Kimchi, Seon Kyu Lee, Karel G. Ter Brugge

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Abstract

Childhood aneurysms have special characteristics different from adults' aneurysms. Their features were found to significantly differ from aneurysms in adults especially in their gender prevalence, location, morphology and underlying etiology. Treatment options include both surgical and endovascular methods. Whenever possible, endovascular treatment for pediatric aneurysms is the recommended approach, since it offers both reconstructive and deconstructive techniques, durable results and better clinical outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)153-163
Number of pages11
JournalNeuroimaging Clinics of North America
Volume17
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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