The severity and distribution of vasospasm are related to the amount and site of sub-arachnoid blood . It may be focal or diffuse, but is commonly worse in the vessels feeding the ruptured aneurysm and in those surrounded by significant clot. Other risk factors include increasing age of patient, high systolic blood pressure, poor clinical grade, decreased conscious level, the presence of a motor deficit and the presence of hydrocephalus, whilst patients with vertebral aneurysms, predominantly IVH or a negative CT, have a lower risk of developing symptomatic vasospasm.
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