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Score predicts intracranial aneurysms in those with a family history

Susan London   |   Clinical Summary   |   02 March 2023
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Takeaway

  • In patients with a family history of aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage, a novel score predicts the probability of new intracranial aneurysms after the initial screening.
  • The SPA score uses 3 easily assessed factors: sex (S), previous intracranial aneurysm or aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage (P), and age (A).

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