The Relationship Between the Neuron Density of the Trigeminal Ganglion and the Posterior Communicating Artery Vasospasm in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: An Experimental Study

AYDIN M. D., Serarslan Y., Gundogdu C., Aydin N., Aygul R., Kotan D., ...More

NEUROSURGERY QUARTERLY, vol.22, no.1, pp.1-6, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/wnq.0b013e3182011683
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-6
  • Keywords: trigeminal ganglion, neuron density, posterior communicating artery, vasospasm, subarachnoid hemorrhage, CEREBRAL-BLOOD-FLOW, GENE-RELATED PEPTIDE, BASILAR ARTERY, NERVE, STIMULATION, RAT, INNERVATION, AFFERENTS, PRESSURE, RABBITS
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Posterior communicating arteries (PComAs) are innervated by vasodilatatory fibers of the trigeminal ganglion (TGG). We examined whether there is a relationship between the neuron density of the TGG and the severity of PComA vasospasm in a subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH).