Catecholaminergic and Peptidergic Pathways Involved in the Development of Cerebral Vasospasm Following an Experimental SAH in the Rat

  • Niels-Aa. Svendgaard
  • Tia J. Delgado
  • Mahammed A.-R. Arbab
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An experimental subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) was produced in the rat by the intracisternal injection of blood. The animals were examined with bilateral vertebral angiography. A biphasic vasospasm was seen with a maximal acute spasm at 10 min and a maximal late spasm at 2 days post SAH.


Middle Cerebral Artery Basilar Artery Trigeminal Ganglion Medulla Oblongata Cerebral Vasospasm 
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© Springer Japan 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Niels-Aa. Svendgaard
    • 1
  • Tia J. Delgado
    • 1
  • Mahammed A.-R. Arbab
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurosurgical Research DepartmentUniversity HospitalLundSweden

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