Early vasospasm on admission angiography in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage is a predictor for in-hospital complications and poor outcome.

@article{Baldwin2004EarlyVO,
  title={Early vasospasm on admission angiography in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage is a predictor for in-hospital complications and poor outcome.},
  author={Maria Elizabeth Baldwin and Robert L Macdonald and Dezheng Huo and Roberta L Novakovic and Fernando D. Goldenberg and Jeffrey I. Frank and Axel J. Rosengart},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2004},
  volume={35 11},
  pages={2506-11}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Early vasospasm (EVSP), defined here as arterial narrowing seen on diagnostic angiography within the first 48 hours of aneurysmal rupture, is a rarely reported and poorly defined phenomenon in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). The purpose of this study was to characterize EVSP in a large database of such patients. METHODS We analyzed the relationship of EVSP to clinical characteristics, in-hospital complications, and outcome at 3 months among 3478 patients… CONTINUE READING
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