3 Further information

3.1 This guidance relates to unruptured aneurysms. The Institute has also published separate guidance on the use of coil embolisation for ruptured intracranial aneurysms.

Andrew Dillon
Chief Executive
January 2005

Sources of evidence

The evidence considered by the Interventional Procedures Advisory Committee is described in the following document.

'Interventional procedure overview of coil embolisation of unruptured intracranial aneurysms', January 2004.

Information for patients

NICE has produced information on this procedure for patients and carers ('Understanding NICE guidance'). It explains the nature of the procedure and the guidance issued by NICE, and has been written with patient consent in mind.