Hartmuth Vatter

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OBJECT Hypervolemia and hypertension therapy is routinely used for prophylaxis and treatment of symptomatic cerebral vasospasm at many institutions. Nevertheless, there is an ongoing debate about the preferred modality (hypervolemia, hypertension, or both), the degree of therapy (moderate or aggressive), and the risk or benefit of hypervolemia, moderate(More)
OBJECTIVE Sodium nitroprusside (SNP) was recently suggested as a treatment for cerebral ischemia in patients with severe, medically refractory vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage. In this study, we sought to objectify the effect on cerebral hemodynamics and oxygenation (PbrO2) when using intraventricular SNP as a last resort therapy in poor-grade(More)
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