Efficacy and safety of nicardipine prolonged-release implants for preventing vasospasm in humans.

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Despite extensive investigative efforts, there are few treatments that can prevent vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage. This study was conducted to examine the efficacy and safety of nicardipine prolonged-release implants (NPRI) for humans, which have already been proven in dogs. METHODS Twenty consecutive subarachnoid… CONTINUE READING