arteriospasm

arteriospasm

 [ahr-te´re-o-spazm″]
spasm of an artery, resulting in a decrease of its caliber.

ar·te·ri·o·spasm

(ar-tēr'ē-ō-spazm'),
Spasm of an artery or arteries.

arteriospasm

[ärtir′ē·ōspaz′əm]
Etymology: Gk, arteria + spasmos, spasm
a spasm of an artery.

ar·te·ri·o·spasm

(ahr-tēr'ē-ō-spazm)
Spasm of an artery or arteries.

arteriospasm

spasm of an artery.
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3) Complications following ABG sampling are rare but may include fainting, arteriospasm (where reflex constriction of the artery prevents withdrawal of blood) and haematoma.
CONTRAINDICATIONS Under no circumstances should PHENERGAN Injection be given by intra-arterial injection due to the likelihood of severe arteriospasm and the possibility of resultant gangrene (see WARNINGS--Severe Tissue Injury, Including Gangrene).
Also, I was taught that one should never use an evacuated tube to draw blood from an artery because there is a risk of causing arteriospasm, but I cannot seem to find this anywhere in the literature.
by blocking arteriospasm in the brain through the use of Ca+channel blockers (e.
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