• Rationale and Comments

    Family history of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage increases an individual’s risk of harboring an aneurysm. Screening patients without a family history or without a personal history of subarachnoid hemorrhage is not indicated.

    Sponsoring Organizations

    • American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons


    • American Heart Association guidelines


    • Neurologic


    • Bederson JB, et al. Recommendations for the management of patients with unruptured intracranial aneurysms: a statement for healthcare professionals from the Stroke Council of the American Heart Association. Circulation 2000, 102 (18): 2300–8.