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Cerebral vasospasm with ruptured saccular aneurysm--the clinical manifestations.
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PMID:  615969     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Fifty cases of verified intracranial ruptured saccular aneurysm were analyzed to investigate the relationship of the development of a delayed cerebral ischemic deficit to the presence of cerebral vasospasm visualized on angiography. Twenty-five patients developed a delayed ischemic deficit (DID), and all showed Grade 3+ or 4+ vasospasm. Nineteen patients had Grade 0, 1+, or 2+ vasospasm, and none developed a DID. It was concluded that in this study vasospasm accounted for all DID's and that in the absence of vasospasm DID did not occur. The DID occurred most often on Day 8 (7 of 25 cases).
C M Fisher; G H Roberson; R G Ojemann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurosurgery     Volume:  1     ISSN:  0148-396X     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosurgery     Publication Date:    1977 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-10-27     Completed Date:  1978-10-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802914     Medline TA:  Neurosurgery     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  245-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aphasia / etiology
Cerebral Angiography
Hemiplegia / etiology
Intracranial Aneurysm / complications*
Ischemic Attack, Transient / complications*,  radiography
Paralysis / etiology
Rupture, Spontaneous
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / etiology*
Time Factors

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