Alexander Rodríguez Guerrero

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Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL) is a significantly critical pathology that can eventually cause serious myelopathy. Ossification commences in the vertebral posterior longitudinal ligaments, and intensifies and spreads with the progression of the disease, resulting in osseous projections and compression of the spinal cord. However,(More)
STUDY DESIGN To examine the localization and expression of high-mobility group box-1 (HMGB-1) protein and its receptors after rat spinal cord injury. OBJECTIVE To elucidate the contribution of HMGB-1 and its receptors as potential candidates in a specific upstream pathway to the proinflammatory response leading to a cascade of secondary tissue damage(More)
There are many histological examinations of syringohydromyelia in the literature. However, there has been very little experimental work on blood permeability in the spinal cord vessels and ultrastructural changes. We prepared an animal model of spinal adhesive arachnoiditis by injecting kaolin into the subarachnoid space at the eighth thoracic vertebra of(More)
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