Table 4

Comparison of anatomic results, morbidity, and mortality at follow-up with other studies

Present studyPapagiannaki et al18Caroff et al11WEBCAST16
No of aneurysms114859851
Ruptured aneurysms47 (41.2%)4 (4.7%)33 (33.7%)3 (5.9%)
No of patients108839051
Anatomic result
 Adequate occlusion68/90 (75.6%)60/65 (92.3%)45/69 (65.2%)35/41 (85.4%)
 Aneurysm remnant22/90 (24.4%)5/65 (7.7%)24/69 (34.8%)*6/41 (14.6%)
Retreatment15/90 (16.7%)0/65 (0.0%)n/a0/41 (0.0%)
Permanent morbidity5/94 (5.3%)†1/77 (1.3%)4/90 (4.4%)‡1/51 (2.0%)
Mortality8/94 (8.5%)§0/77 (0.0%)1/90 (1.1%)¶0/51 (0.0%)**
  • *Numbers are concluded indirectly from the published data of the author.

  • †n=94, number of patients available for follow-up plus deceased patients.

  • ‡Morbidity defined as modified Rankin Scale score >1.

  • §Seven of eight patients died following subarachnoid hemorrhage; one patient died in the interim due to stomach cancer.

  • ¶Described as ‘treatment-related mortality’; total mortality rate not available.

  • **Retreatment foreseen in three of six patients with aneurysm remnant.