vasospasm


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vasospasm

[′vā·zō‚spaz·əm]
(medicine)
A spasm of the blood vessels. Also known as angiospasm.
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AP's ICU course deteriorated rapidly as she required daily treatments in IR on days 12 to 16 for resistant, severe vasospasm.
com) announced today that the first patients have been enrolled in a clinical study at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) of the Company's portable, continuous brain-sensing system for detecting cerebral vasospasm.
sup][13],[14] Also unsurprisingly, vasospasm was the primary side effect of emergent DSA (90%), perhaps because the angiography procedure was performed in the highly agitated cerebral arteries during the acute stages of SAH or the vasospasm was just the pathological course of SAH itself instead of angiography.
15) Beck R W reported hallmark of abnormal ocular findings is terminal arteriolar vasospasm.
Roganovic Z, Pavlicevic G Risk factors for the onset of vasospasm and rebleeding after spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage Vojnosanit Pregl.
The undisclosed amount of funds will be used to finance a human proof-of-concept trial to determine the viability of Clarimedix's product for cerebral vasospasm.
These inflammatory mediators ultimately lead to coronary vasospasm, increased cardiac contractility and heart rate, increased platelet aggregation, and increased plaque disruption.
Appropriate treatment is crucial because coronary vasospasm can result in acute coronary syndrome, syncope, life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias, and even out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
Corticosteroid injections can rarely cause local vasospasm, even when not inadvertently injected into the vascular system.
Reducing the arterial vasospasm, maintaining the blood flow, treating the eventual chronical ischemic impact of the tissue such as necrosis, gangrene, infection should be main goal of the therapy (1, 7).
The authors say smoking contributes to ED in different ways, especially by causing penile vasospasm and increased sympathetic nervous system tone.