Arterial distensibility in patients with ruptured and unruptured intracranial aneurysms: Is it a predisposing factor for rupture risk?


Dusak A., Kamasak K., Goya C. , Adin M. E. , Elbey M. A. , Bilici A.

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.19, pp.703-709, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.889032
  • Title of Journal : MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR
  • Page Numbers: pp.703-709

Abstract

Background: A risk factor assessment that reliably predicts whether patients are predisposed to intracranial aneurysm (IA) rupture has yet to be formulated. As such, the clinical management of unruptured IA remains unclear. Our aim was to determine whether impaired arterial distensibility and hypertrophic remodeling might be indicators of risk for IA rupture.