• The prevalence of intracranial aneurysms is 0.2-7.9% in the general population, with an annual incidence of SAH of 10-20per 100,000.
• Risks factors for SAH include female gender, family history, connective tissue diseases, smoking, hypertension and sympathomimetic drugs.
• Complications specific to SAH include re-hemorrhage, vasospasm, hydrocephalus and electrolyte imbalance, particularly hypona-tremia.
• Early repair of the aneurysm, either surgically or endovascularly, prevents re-bleeding and allows aggressive treatment of vasospasm.
• SAH has a high associated mortality and morbidity.
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