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Stroke, a reduction in blood flow to the brain, activates various proteins that contribute to neuronal death. The matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs), specifically MMP2 and MMP9, are important in maintaining the blood brain barrier (BBB). After a stroke the BBB permeability increases which is...
Influence of therapeutic hypothermia on neuroprotection and post-ischemic plasticity in a rat model of global ischemiaDownload
Blood flow to the brain may be disrupted by either a stroke (such as focal ischemia or hemorrhage) or cardiac arrest, where the whole brain becomes ischemic. Both forms of injury result in irreversible neuronal loss leading to neurological impairments and a decrease in the quality of life....
Mild therapeutic hypothermia (HYPO), decreasing brain temperature to 32-35°C, is the gold standard neuroprotectant against ischemia. Cooling also ameliorates several cell death mechanisms in other types of brain injury (e.g., traumatic brain injury). As with many other neuroprotectants, HYPO not...