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Discussion: Metabolic Aspects of Cerebral Hypoxia-Ischemia

  • Thomas E. Duffy
  • David E. Levy
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Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 78)

Abstract

To Dr. Siesjö’s list of possible explanations for the relative susceptibility of brain to sub-total ischemia and for the protection afforded by barbiturates, our own studies (1) in the gerbil suggest that an additional factor, i.e., hypermetabolism of variably damaged tissue, may also play a role.

Keywords

Carotid Artery Occlusion Carotid Occlusion Metabolic Aspect Cerebral Energy Metabolism Unilateral Carotid 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas E. Duffy
    • 1
  • David E. Levy
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Neurology and BiochemistryCornell University Medical CollegeNew YorkUSA

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