Sex Differences in Cerebral Aneurysms and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Sex differences in cerebral aneurysm occurrence and characteristics have been well described. Although sex differences in outcomes following ischemic stroke have been identified, the effect of sex on outcomes following hemorrhagic stroke, and in particular, aneurysm treatment has been less studied. We describe the current state of knowledge regarding the impact of sex on treatment and outcomes of cerebral aneurysms.


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Written by: Angelica M. Fuentes, Laura Stone McGuire, and Sepideh Amin-Hanjani