Hyperglycemia and cerebral glucose in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage

  title={Hyperglycemia and cerebral glucose in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage},
  author={Florian Schlenk and Alexandra H. M. Nagel and Daniela Graetz and Asita S. Sarrafzadeh},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
To determine whether hyperglycemia exerts deleterious effects via cerebral energy metabolism and to illuminate the effects of cerebral high/low glucose in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Prospective, nonrandomized single-center study over a 2-year period in an intensive care unit at a primary-level university hospital. 28 subarachnoid hemorrhage patients (age 53 ± 10 years, WFNS grade 2.8 ± 1.5) classified as asymptomatic (n = 5) or symptomatic with acute focal or delayed… CONTINUE READING