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Central venous catheterization via the axillary vein was performed in 180 comatose patients with a success rate of 91%. The scarcity of serious nervous (none), thrombotic (6%), hemorrhagic (9.4%), infectious (1.8%), or thoracic (none) complications, the preservation of cerebral venous drainage, a longer distance between puncture site and tracheostomy or(More)
Neurogenic pulmonary edema (NPE) observed in 4 patients admitted in Neurosurgical Intensive Care au SAH by ruptured a vascular malformation. This complication is unusual (1.9%) and has been observed in comatose patients. For 3 patients, NEP resorption was rapid, from 12 to 72 hours with a treatment by CCPV with a P.E.E.P. and with restoring the(More)
This observation relates a case of spinal arachnoiditis with paraplegia, for a 56 year old patient hospitalized for a S.A.H. by a ruptured aneurysm of the P.I.C.A. This patient present some complications, requiring a prolonged ventilatory support with a tracheostomy, a ventricular shunt for hydrocephalus. The treatment is only surgical, and the(More)