As an isolated procedure, wrapping with muslin, Surgicel( (Ethicon, Belgium), or muscle has fallen out of fashion although is still used in the treatment of some unclippable or fusiform aneurysms. It provides some degree of protection from re-hemorrhage but is not as effective as clipping. One series showed a 8.6% re-bleed rate in the first 6 months and, thereafter, a 1.5% per year re-bleed rate vs 50% if left untreated . It is more commonly used as an adjunct to clipping where a small remnant of neck would otherwise be left unprotected.
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