The Therapeutic Effects of Melatonin and Nimodipine in Rats after Cerebral Cortical Injury

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İSMAİLOĞLU Ö. , ATİLLA P., Palaoglu S., Cakar N., YAŞAR Ü., Kilinc K., ...More

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.22, no.6, pp.740-746, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.6197-12.1
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.740-746


AIM: Secondary brain injury starts after the initial traumatic impact and marked by an increase in the intracellular calcium concentrations. This cascadeeventually results in membrane lipid peroxidation and neuronal cell death.