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Purpose: The current standard of care following endovascular treatment of unruptured intracranial aneurysms entails postprocedural recovery and observation in an ICU setting. The purpose of this study is to determine whether these patients need ICU care postprocedurally, and to define predictive factors for the potential need for such care.
Material and Methods: We performed a retrospective review of consecutive patients at our institution over a 3-year period (January 2006–December 2008) undergoing endovascular treatment of unruptured intracranial aneurysms. Procedural notes, postprocedural documents, relevant imaging and discharge summaries were evaluated for all patients. Endpoints evaluated included technical and clinical procedural complications, …