Kirsten Möller

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This study examined whether hypoxia causes free radical-mediated disruption of the blood-brain barrier (BBB) and impaired cerebral oxidative metabolism and whether this has any bearing on neurological symptoms ascribed to acute mountain sickness (AMS). Ten men provided internal jugular vein and radial artery blood samples during normoxia and 9-h passive(More)
Pathophysiologic mechanisms of secondary brain injury after intracerebral hemorrhage and in particular mechanisms of perihematomal-edema progression remain incompletely understood. Recently, the role of spreading depolarizations in secondary brain injury was established in ischemic stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage and traumatic brain injury patients. Its(More)
Hypertensive diseases represent the most frequent disorders among medical complications of pregnancy. Numerous studies have proven the central role of prostaglandins in these complex diseases. Thus, determination of urinary prostaglandins may lead to a better understanding of the pathomechanismus and may be a basis for therapeutic approaches. Our study(More)
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