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Brain Aneurysms

Volume 504: debated on Friday 29 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment the NHS has made of the effectiveness of coiling treatments for brain aneurysms. (313644)

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence made an assessment of the effectiveness of coil embolisation in their Interventional Procedure Guidance 106 “Coil Embolisation of Ruptured Intracranial Aneurysms” published in January 2005. This guidance is available at:

www.evidence.nhs.uk/search.aspx?t=IPG106