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BACKGROUND A recent study demonstrated that the inflammatory response accompanying necrotic brain injury played an important role in stroke. Thus, inhibition of this response may help to stop the expansion of infarcts. It has been also shown that the spleen, a major peripheral immune organ, plays a role in stroke-induced immune responses. This study aimed(More)
BACKGROUND Alzheimer's disease (AD) is considered to be a neurodegenerative disorder that is characterized by increased oxidative stress. Medicinal plants, with their antioxidant properties, have been used to cure several human diseases. The aim of the current study was to explore the protective and therapeutic effect of baicalein on AD-induced rats. (More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the values of dopamine in treating endotoxic shock by observing the changes in the pulmonary artery pressure (PAP) during the treatment. METHODS Twenty healthy dogs were randomly divided into four groups with 5 in each group. Endotoxic model was reproduced by injecting lipopolysaccharides (LPS) 1 mg/kg intravenously. Two hours later,(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyze the relationship between diabetics and the onset, clinical outcomes and prognosis of brainstem infarction, and to evaluate the impact of diabetes on brainstem infarction. METHOD Compare 172 cases of acute brainstem infarction in patients with or without diabetes. Analyze the associated risk factors of patients with brain-stem(More)
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