Microdialysis for Neurochemical Monitoring in Human Brain Injuries

  • Lars Hillered
  • Lennart Persson


Based on our experience from studies on ischemic [1] and traumatic [2] brain injuries in the rat, in 1989 we formulated the hypothesis that microdialysis may be a powerful tool for metabolic monitoring and neurochemical studies of acute brain injuries in man. Modern neurointensive care (NIC) is based mainly on neurological, neuroradiological, and neurophysiological diagnostic methods. Methods for direct neurochemical measurements are greatly needed.


Glasgow Outcome Scale Cereb Blood Flow Acute Brain Injury Metabolic Monitoring Intracerebral Microdialysis 
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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lars Hillered
    • 1
    • 2
  • Lennart Persson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryUppsala University HospitalUppsalaSweden
  2. 2.Department of Clinical ChemistryUppsala University HospitalUppsalaSweden

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