Title

Subarachnoid hemorrhage: an update of pathogenesis, diagnosis and management

UMMS Affiliation

Division of Neurosurgery

Date

9-1-1994

Document Type

Article

Subjects

Arrhythmias, Cardiac; Combined Modality Therapy; Diagnostic Imaging; Diuretics; Female; Humans; Hydrocephalus; Intracranial Aneurysm; Ischemic Attack, Transient; Male; Postoperative Care; Prognosis; Prostheses and Implants; Rupture, Spontaneous; Seizures; *Subarachnoid Hemorrhage; therapy; Vascular Surgical Procedures

Disciplines

Neurology | Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms

Abstract

Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) remains a devastating neurological disorder, which most commonly develops after rupture of an intracranial aneurysm. Advances have occurred in the areas of epidemiology, diagnostic imaging, medical management and surgical intervention, related to aneurysmal SAH. Interested physicians must become aware of these and other advances to diagnose and manage this potentially lethal disorder more effectively. This review provides information about the pathogenesis and complications of aneurysmal SAH and an update of new and evolving treatment modalities to provide an in-depth overview for the clinician and researcher involved in this rapidly evolving field.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: J Neurol Sci. 1994 Sep;125(2):119-31.

Related Resources

Link to article in PubMed

PubMed ID

7807157