Does intracisternal thrombolysis prevent vasospasm after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage? A meta-analysis.

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OBJECTIVE Despite existing strategies for the treatment of vasospasm after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage, vasospasm remains a persistent contributor to death and disability. The intracisternal application of thrombolytic agents to dissolve subarachnoid clot has been advocated. The goal of this analysis was to assess the currently available evidence… (More)

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@article{AminHanjani2004DoesIT, title={Does intracisternal thrombolysis prevent vasospasm after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage? A meta-analysis.}, author={Sepideh Amin-Hanjani and Christopher S Ogilvy and Fred G. Barker}, journal={Neurosurgery}, year={2004}, volume={54 2}, pages={326-34; discussion 334-5} }