Vasospasm after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: review of randomized controlled trials and meta-analyses in the literature.

@article{Velat2011VasospasmAA,
  title={Vasospasm after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: review of randomized controlled trials and meta-analyses in the literature.},
  author={Gregory J Velat and Matthew M Kimball and J D Mocco and Brian Lim Hoh},
  journal={World neurosurgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={76 5},
  pages={446-54}
}
OBJECTIVE Cerebral vasospasm is a major source of morbidity and mortality following aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). A variety of therapies have been utilized to prevent or treat vasospasm. Despite the large number of clinical trials, few randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of sufficient quality have been published. We review the RCTs and meta-analyses in the literature regarding the treatment and prevention of cerebral vasospasm following aneurysmal SAH. METHODS A literature search… CONTINUE READING

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