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Spasm

Known as: Spasm [Disease/Finding], Spasm, Muscle, Muscle Spasms 
An involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles. Spasms may involve SKELETAL MUSCLE or SMOOTH MUSCLE.
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The authors report the results of 782 microvascular decompression procedures for hemifacial spasm in 703 patients (705 sides… Expand
Review
1991
Review
1991
Five patients with typical myocardial stunning were presented. They had chest pain and had electrocardiographic abnormalities… Expand
Review
1991
Review
1991
Histamine, the main amine released during allergic reactions, can provoke coronary arterial spasm manifested as angina pectoris… Expand
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
We injected acetylcholine (ACh), the neurotransmitter of the parasympathetic nervous system, into the coronary arteries of 28… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
The use of an ultrasonic transcranial Doppler technique for noninvasive evaluation of cerebral vasospasm is described. Middle… Expand
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Highly Cited
1983
Highly Cited
1983
We enrolled 125 neurologically normal patients with intracranial aneurysms in a multi-institution, prospective, double-blind… Expand
Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
In 47 cases of verified ruptured saccular aneurysm, we investigated the relationship of the amount and distribution of… Expand
Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
To define the prevalence of total coronary occlusion in the hours after transmural myocardial infarction, we used coronary… Expand
Review
1977
Review
1977
The clinical and operative findings are reviewed in 47 patients with intractable hemifacial spasm. The syndrome was classical in… Expand
Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
Abstract A woman with Prinzmetal angina displayed spontaneous attacks of myocardial ischemia characterized by severe chest pain… Expand