Correlation of tumor necrosis factor-α, magnesium and calcium levels in cerebrospinal fluid with vasospasm-induced cerebral ischemia after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)

D. Podlesek, T. Juratli, K.H. Sitoci-Ficici, J. Kötteritzsch, S. Bergmann, G. Schackert & D. Krex
Objective: The clinical course of patients with subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) due to a ruptured intracranial aneurysm is aggravated by the development of vasospasms and the occurrence of cerebral ischemic lesions. Inflammatory cytokines like TNF-α in the CSF of patients with subarachnoid haemorrhage[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]