Intravenous nimodipine in the treatment of cerebral vasospasm following subarachnoid hemorrhage caused by aneurysm rupture


Phase N/A Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Aneurysmal SAH, >= 18 years of age, clinical deterioration in neurological status either pre-or postoperatively attributable to cerebral vasospasm and/or marked arterial vasospasm proved on angiogram.

Exclusion Criteria

Hunt and Hess scale Grade 5 at entry, patients who experienced major intraoperative problems, neurological deficit appearing with 12 hours postoperatively, deterioration in relation to further hemorrhage, compressive hematoma, hydrocephalus, unable to begin treatment within 25 days of SAH or 24 hours of neurological deficit or spasm.