Role of Oxygen Free Radicals in Focal Brain Ischemia
Oxygen-derived free radicals have been implicated in a wide variety of disease states [1,2] and have been postulated to mediate an element of cerebral ischemic injury. We tested the hypothesis that neutralization of oxygen free radicals using superoxide dismutase (SOD) ameliorates the cerebral ischemic injury produced by temporary occlusion of the middle cerebral artery.
KeywordsCerebral Blood Flow Middle Cerebral Artery Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion Somatosensory Evoke Potential Left Middle Cerebral Artery
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