Neurologic complications of angiography for cerebrovascular disease.

@article{Eisenberg1980NeurologicCO,
  title={Neurologic complications of angiography for cerebrovascular disease.},
  author={Ronald L. Eisenberg and William O. Bank and Marcus W. Hedgcock},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={1980},
  volume={30 8},
  pages={895-7}
}
A recent study reported a 12.2% incidence of cerebral complications (5.2% permanent) after cerebral angiography in 147 patients. Because this was markedly different from our experience, we initiated a retrospective study of 301 patients who had undergone cerebral angiography for hemisphere transient ischemia or amaurosis fugax. There was only a 1.3% rate of transient complications (none permanent) in our patients. The benefits of cerebral angiography in patients with suspected cerebrovascular… CONTINUE READING