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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
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Mutations in hedgehog pathway genes, primarily genes encoding patched homologue 1 (PTCH1) and smoothened homologue… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Coronary (artery) spasm plays an important role in the pathogenesis of ischemic heart disease, including stable angina, unstable… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVES This study was conducted to clarify the incidence of coronary spasm in emergency patients with suspected acute… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Although there is a vast clinical literature on phantom limbs, there have been no experimental studies on the effects of visual… Expand
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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
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Review
1991
Review
1991
Histamine, the main amine released during allergic reactions, can provoke coronary arterial spasm manifested as angina pectoris… Expand
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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
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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
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