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Vertebral Artery Dissection Summary

Description: Splitting of the vessel wall in the VERTEBRAL ARTERY. Interstitial hemorrhage into the media of the vessel wall can lead to occlusion of the vertebral artery, aneurysm formation, or THROMBOEMBOLISM. Vertebral artery dissection is often associated with TRAUMA and injuries to the head-neck region but can occur spontaneously.

Also Known As: Spontaneous Vertebral Artery Dissection; Traumatic Vertebral Artery Dissection; Vertebral Artery Dissection, Spontaneous; Vertebral Artery Dissection, Traumatic; Artery Dissection, Vertebral Show All >>

Networked: 97 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 2 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Vertebral Artery Dissection

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Anticoagulants : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  2. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel) : 10 results : IBA
  3. Warfarin (Coumadin) : 3 results : FDA 21 Generic
  4. Heparin (Liquaemin) : 3 results : FDA 74 Generic
  5. Tissue Plasminogen Activator (Alteplase) : 2 results : FDA 2
  6. Carbon Monoxide : 2 results : IBA
  7. tebufenozide (Mimic) : 2 results : IBA
  8. Enoxaparin (Lovenox) : 1 result : FDA 2 Generic
  9. Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor 1 : 1 result : IBA
  10. Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator (Urokinase) : 1 result : FDA 2
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Diseases Related to Vertebral Artery Dissection

  1. Stroke (Strokes)
  2. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage)
  3. Ischemia
  4. Dissection Internal Carotid Artery
  5. Neck Pain (Cervicalgia)
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Key Therapies for Vertebral Artery Dissection

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  1. Stents : 2 outcomes in 16 results
  2. Angioplasty (Angioplasty, Transluminal) : 1 outcome in 5 results
  3. Bed Rest (Bedrest) : 1 study in 1 result
  4. Chiropractic Manipulation : 11 results
  5. Musculoskeletal Manipulations (Manipulative Therapy) : 9 results
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