Brain Edema pp 302-309 | Cite as

The Role of Adrenergic Activity and Histamine in Ischemic Brain Edema

  • H. Morooka
  • A. Nishimoto
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It has been noted that irreversible membrane disturbance is caused by the peroxy radical, which is formed by the reaction of active oxygen (O2, OH, O2, H2O2) with unsaturated fatty acids, during the development of cerebral ischemia [1]. In recent experiments the peroxidation reaction in the cell membrane has been proved biochemically to occur only after exposure to O2 [2].


Ischemic Stroke Brain Edema Evans Blue Histamine Concentration Adrenergic Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Morooka
    • 1
  • A. Nishimoto
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Neurological SurgeryOkayama University Medical SchoolOkayama 700Japan

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