A practical approach to the treatment of vasospasm.

  title={A practical approach to the treatment of vasospasm.},
  author={Joseph M. Eskridge and Joon Kyung Song},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  volume={18 9},
Subarachnoid hemorrhage from a ruptured aneurysm remains a devastating disease (1–8). In as many as one third of survivors, symptomatic vasospasm poses a significant clinical problem that can result in aphasia, hemiparesis, coma, and even death (4, 6, 9). Over the past decade, progress has been made in the treatment of vasospasm through the use of endovascular techniques. Percutaneous transluminal balloon angioplasty and intraarterial papaverine infusion have been effective in some patients (10… CONTINUE READING
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