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Oxygen Radicals in Experimental Brain Injury

  • H. A. Kontos

Abstract

Brain injury remains a serious cause of mortality and morbidity, despite considerable efforts to improve its outcome. In our studies, we have assumed that at least some of its adverse consequences would be potentially reversible with appropriate therapy. We have, therefore, attempted to formulate proper therapies by a systematic approach, which, as an initial step, seeks to identify the mechanisms of the abnormalities in experimental brain injury.

Keywords

Brain Injury Mild Head Injury Follow Brain Injury Fluid Percussion Injury Cerebral Arteriole 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. A. Kontos
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Internal Medicine, Medical College of VirginiaVirginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmondUSA

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