Effect of nimodipine on outcome in patients with traumatic subarachnoid haemorrhage: a systematic review

@article{Vergouwen2006EffectON,
  title={Effect of nimodipine on outcome in patients with traumatic subarachnoid haemorrhage: a systematic review},
  author={M. Vergouwen and M. Vermeulen and Y. Roos},
  journal={The Lancet Neurology},
  year={2006},
  volume={5},
  pages={1029-1032}
}
  • M. Vergouwen, M. Vermeulen, Y. Roos
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet Neurology
  • BACKGROUND Despite several randomised controlled trials, there is still much debate whether nimodipine improves outcome in patients with traumatic subarachnoid haemorrhage. A 2003 Cochrane review reported improved outcome with nimodipine in these patients; however, because the results of Head Injury Trial (HIT) 4 were only partly presented there is still discussion whether patients with traumatic subarachnoid haemorrhage should be treated with this drug. Here, we present data from all head… CONTINUE READING

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