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Nimodipine treatment of selected good-risk patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage: no significant difference between present and historical results.
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PMID:  3413666     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Eighty-four patients were treated early with nimodipine intravenously, and thereafter orally, up to 21 days after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage. Thirty-nine patients in the nimodipine-treated group were carefully selected to be compared with similar patients from a historical control group (114 patients) conventionally treated. The causes of poor results were clinically identified as follows: delayed ischemic deterioration (DID), rebleeding, complications of surgery, or not defined. There was no significant difference in the distribution of DID or outcome at follow-up examination (at least 6 months later) between the nimodipine-treated group and the control group.
L Pellettieri; H Bolander; H Carlsson; U Sjölander
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgical neurology     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0090-3019     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg Neurol     Publication Date:  1988 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-10-05     Completed Date:  1988-10-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0367070     Medline TA:  Surg Neurol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  180-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Brain Ischemia / drug therapy,  physiopathology,  prevention & control
Child, Preschool
Follow-Up Studies
Hypertension / complications
Infant, Newborn
Intracranial Aneurysm / complications,  surgery
Middle Aged
Nimodipine / therapeutic use*
Risk Factors
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / drug therapy*,  etiology,  surgery
Time Factors
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