H. Bender

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In a patient with the occipitoparietal form of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) (Heidenhain type) positron emission tomography (PET) demonstrated decreased glucose utilization in the occipital lobes and adjacent cortical regions. Single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) with 99mTc-bicisate showed a "coupled" decrease in blood flow in identical(More)
We examined whether increases in blood-brain barrier (BBB) permeability occurring after stroke can be exploited to apply protective substances selectively to ischemic tissue. To do this, the actions of the peripherally selective OP2 agonists, EMD-61569 and EMD-61747, have been compared with those of the centrally acting OP2 agonist, GR-89696, in the rat(More)
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