Preliminary experience with intra-arterial nicardipine as a treatment for cerebral vasospasm


BADJATIA N., TOPÇUOĞLU M. A. , PRYOR J., Rabinov J., OGILVY C., CARTER B. S. , ...More

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NEURORADIOLOGY, vol.25, no.5, pp.819-826, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NEURORADIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.819-826

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Papaverine is the primary intra-arterial (IA) treatment for vasospasm after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH); however, is it limited in effect and by adverse effects. We prospectively studied the use of IA nicardipine as a treatment for vasospasm.