Repetitive use of intra-arterial verapamil in the treatment of reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome

@article{French2012RepetitiveUO,
  title={Repetitive use of intra-arterial verapamil in the treatment of reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome},
  author={Kris French and Robert E. Hoesch and Juliann Allred and Michael Wilder and D. Barge},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Neuroscience},
  year={2012},
  volume={19},
  pages={174-176}
}
Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome (RCVS) typically presents with recurrent thunderclap headaches and neurological deficits that are usually self-limiting. The intra-arterial (IA) use of vasodilators for RCVS has been reported for severe cases. Patients with RCVS have the potential for serious and permanent neurological deficits. It is a rare disorder, with a recent surge in the number of reports, and probably continues to be under-diagnosed. We report two patients with RCVS with… CONTINUE READING

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