Topographic Peculiarity in Spastic Changes of the Cerebral Artery After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Relationship Between Alteration of the Arachidonic Cascades and Electron-Microscopic Findings
  • Saburo Nakamura
  • Takashi Tsubokawa
  • Kenshi Yoshida
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Clinical observations have suggested that delayed ischemic neurological deficit caused by cerebral vasospasm is not always correlated with the location of spasm as revealed by angiography. Recent investigations have indicated an important role for arachidonic acid metabolites, especially prostacycline and thromboxane A2, in the genesis of cerebral vasospasm following subarachnoid hemorrhage [7, 10].


Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Basilar Artery Temporal Cortex Cerebral Vasospasm Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Saburo Nakamura
    • 1
  • Takashi Tsubokawa
    • 1
  • Kenshi Yoshida
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurological SurgeryNihon University School of MedicineTokyoJapan

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