EMAIL THIS PAGE TO A FRIEND

Neuroradiology

Technical considerations on intra-arterial papaverine hydrochloride for cerebral vasospasm.


PMID 9045968

Abstract

Intra-arterial infusion of papaverine hydrochloride for subarachnoid hemorrhage-induced cerebral vasospasm has become an adjunctive endovascular therapy along with cerebral angioplasty. Our knowledge concerning the mechanism of action, method of administration and potential side effects of this therapeutic alternative are reviewed.