Endovascular treatment of vasospasm

Neurosurg Clin N Am. 1994 Jul;5(3):437-47.


Angioplasty has become an important tool in the treatment of symptomatic vasospasm. The recent advent of intra-arterial papaverine infusion for the treatment of vasospasm serves to complement angioplasty. The use of these techniques in the treatment of symptomatic vasospasm is discussed.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Angioplasty, Balloon / methods*
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Humans
  • Infusions, Intra-Arterial
  • Ischemic Attack, Transient / diagnosis
  • Ischemic Attack, Transient / therapy*
  • Papaverine / administration & dosage*
  • Treatment Outcome


  • Papaverine