Posttraumatic cerebral arterial spasm.

@article{Martin1995PosttraumaticCA,
  title={Posttraumatic cerebral arterial spasm.},
  author={Nicholas A. Martin and C E Doberstein and Michael M. Alexander and Roopali Khanna and Hugo E. Benalcazar and George A Alsina and Cristina Zane and Duncan Mcbride and Dominic Peter Kelly and David Hovda},
  journal={Journal of neurotrauma},
  year={1995},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={
          897-901
        }
}
Posttraumatic cerebral arterial spasm (vasospasm) has been demonstrated in the past by angiography, and recently by transcranial Doppler ultrasonography. Posttraumatic vasospasm is a delayed complication that involves the large basal intracranial arteries (e.g., internal carotid, middle cerebral, basilar) and occurs in 25-40% of head trauma patient. The time course of posttraumatic vasospasm resembles that of vasospasm associated with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage with onset occurring 2 or… CONTINUE READING
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