The Pathology of Cerebral Vasospasms and Its Treatment

  • Jiro Suzuki


It has long been known that autopsy studies will often reveal ischemic lesions in cases of death due to subarachnoid hemorrhage following the rupture of a cerebral aneurysm59, 77. Ischemic lesions suggest the possibility of stenosis due to vasospasm, but not until Ecker and Riemenschneider13 demonstrated the reality of cerebral vasospasms in angiograms in 1951 did serious research on the genesis, pathology and treatment of cerebral vasospasms begin.


Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Basilar Artery Cerebral Vasospasm Anterior Cerebral Artery Cerebral Vessel 
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  • Jiro Suzuki
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  1. 1.Division of Neurosurgery, Institute for Brain DiseasesTohoku University School of MedicineNagamachi, SendaiJapan

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