Clinical Neuroscience

Vasospasm after removal of intracranial tumors

NOVÁK László1, RÓZSA László1, GOMBI Róza1, SZABÓ Sándor1

MAY 20, 1994

Clinical Neuroscience - 1994;47(05-06)

Scince transcranial Doppler ultrasonography (TCD) has taken place in the assessment of blood flow velocities in the basal arteries (1), the number of cerebral angiographies to demonstrate vasospasm has decreased (2). The vasospasm occur mostly after aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage but in trauma, in meningitis, in hypothalamic laesion could be observed as well as after operations on intracranial tumors (3). In our study we put emphasis on latter since only case reports have only been reported previously.

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  1. Department of Neurosurgery, University Medical School of Debrecen, Hungary

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