An experimental study of the influence of antifibrinolytic therapy on post-subarachnoid-hemorrhagic cerebral vasospasm and hydrocephalus

James A. Kenning, Roberto C. Heros, Manuel Dujovny, Richard E. Latchaw, Debra Nelson

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Abstract

The incidence and severity of cerebral vasospasm and hydrocephalus following induced subarachnoid hemorrhage in an experimental group of animals that subsequently received ε-aminocaproic acid was compared to that seen in a control group that received no antifibrinolytic therapy. No augmentation of either vasospasm or hydrocephalus could be attributed to the ε-aminocaproic acid in the treated as compared to the control group.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)159-164
Number of pages6
JournalSurgical neurology
Volume21
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1984

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Keywords

  • Aneurysm
  • Antifibrinolytic therapy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Vasospasm
  • ε-Aminocaproic acid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Surgery

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