ExtracorPoreal FILtration of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage via SpinaL CAtheteR EXTension

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18 Years to 70 Years old
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
Inclusion Criteria:

• Modified Fisher Grade 2, 3 or 4
• Hunt & Hess I-IV
• First aneurysmal SAH
• Patient is ≤ 48 hours post bleeding event
• World Federation of Neurosurgeons (WFNS) Grades I-IV
Exclusion Criteria:

• Pregnancy
• Patients with a SAH due to mycotic aneurysm or AV malformation
• Patients who present with an acute MI or unstable angina
• Imaging demonstrates supratentorial mass lesions > or = 15 cc
• Imaging demonstrates > or = 2 mm of mid-line-shift associated with infarction and or edema
• Effacement of the basilar cisterns
• Vasospasm on admission as defined by angiographic evidence
• Patients with a coagulopathy that cannot be reversed
• Thrombocytopenia def. platelet count < 100,000
• Patients on low molecular weight heparin such as Lovenox
• Non-communicating Obstructive hydrocephalus
• Existing hardware that prevents accurate CT imaging
• Pre-existing Lumbar Drain
• Local skin infections or eruptions over the puncture site
• Signs of CNS systemic infection, sepsis or pneumonia

Device: Neurapheresis System

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage


Nonye Harcourt -
Andrew Grande
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