Installment of standard operating procedures for continuous intraarterial Nimodipine application – a tool for improvement of patient therapy in intensive care units

Sylvia Bele, Gerhard Schuierer, Martin Kieninger & Alexander Brawanski
Objective: Severe vasospasm is a feared complication after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) and causative treatment is difficult. The continuous intraarterial application of the calcium antagonist Nimodipine is a possible option and we use it in our clinic regularly. This method is elaborate and involves[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]