Acute operation and preventive nimodipine improve outcome in patients with ruptured cerebral aneurysms.

@article{Auer1984AcuteOA,
  title={Acute operation and preventive nimodipine improve outcome in patients with ruptured cerebral aneurysms.},
  author={Ludwig M. Auer},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1984},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={57-66}
}
Sixty-five patients with ruptured aneurysms were operated upon within 48 to 72 hours after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) and were treated with a regimen of intra- and postoperative nimodipine for the prevention of symptomatic vasospasm. The clinical grading (Hunt and Hess) was I to III in 49 patients and IV or V in 16. The SAH was mild in 15 patients… CONTINUE READING