Treatment of traumatic arterial vasospasm with intraarterial papaverine infusion

A. B. Vardiman, T. A. Kopitnik, P. D. Purdy, H. H. Batjer, D. S. Samson

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Abstract

We report a case of severe posttraumatic arterial vasospasm treated with repetitive intraarterial papaverine infusions. The salient features of the mechanism of action of papaverine are included.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)319-321
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Volume16
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995

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  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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Vardiman, A. B., Kopitnik, T. A., Purdy, P. D., Batjer, H. H., & Samson, D. S. (1995). Treatment of traumatic arterial vasospasm with intraarterial papaverine infusion. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 16(2), 319-321.