Alireza Zali Reza Jalili Khoshnood Afsaneh Zarghi


Background and Objective: This study was conducted to evaluate the de Novo aneurysm formation in the long-term follow-up of patients with clipped intracranial aneurysms.

Methods: A total of 459 patients underwent the clipping of ruptured cerebral aneurysms in our institution during 1997 -2008. Of them, 119 patients were available in good condition and agreed to undergo 64 detector row computed tomography (CT) angiography. In addition, 8 patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) underwent CT angiography.

Results: The mean ± SD interval from surgery was 7.2±2.3 years for CT-angiography controlled patents.

De novo aneurysms were detected in 5 of 119 (4.5%) patients and 4 of 8 patients with new subarachnoid hemorrhage. A history of multiple aneurysms was associated with the de novo aneurysm formation (p< 0.001).

Conclusion: The risk of the de novo aneurysm formation in patients with clipped aneurysm is significant in long term follow-up. CT-angiography can be used as a non-invasive method for detection of de novo aneurysms in these patients.


How to Cite
ZALI, Alireza; JALILI KHOSHNOOD, Reza; ZARGHI, Afsaneh. De Novo aneurysms in long–term follow-up CT-angiography of patients with clipped intracranial aneurysms. Journal of Injury and Violence Research, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 3, dec. 2012. ISSN 2008-4072. Available at: <http://jivresearch.org/jivr/index.php/jivr/article/view/400>. Date accessed: 15 dec. 2018.
Cerebral Aneurysm, Ct-Angiography, De Novo Aneurysm, Surgical Clipping
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