Table 4

Comparison of our anatomical results after 2 years with those of the Fern meta-analysis and the CLARITY study

ClosureInitial treatmentNImprovement or stableWorseningRetreatment
Meta-analysis Fern, 2009
 Suitable closure95.9%143711.4% (10–50%)7.2%
 Aneurysm remnants4.1%62
CLARITY, 2010
 Suitable closure90%46050.6%51.2%6.4%
 Aneurysm remnants10%5147%
Murias, 2013
 Suitable closure90%18387.5% 14.7%11%
 Aneurysm remnants10%2065%