Anna -Maria Alho

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1. Nicotine, an important pharmacological component of cigarette smoke, is known to have significant effects on central nervous system (CNS) dopaminergic function. Although acute doses of nicotine have been shown to facilitate dopamine release, recent data indicate that chronic nicotine treatment may actually decrease CNS dopamine turnover in the striatum.(More)
  • A Alho
  • 1991
Bone transplants are used in acute injuries, non-unions, defects after tumour, and total joint surgery. Autogenous cancellous bone from the iliac crest is still the most frequently used material. Allogeneic cadaver bone is an acceptable alternative for treating major defects after tumour resection, especially as osteoarticular graft about the knee.(More)