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Neutrophil infiltration into inflammatory sites is one of the hallmarks of acute inflammation. Locally produced chemotactic factors are presumed to mediate the sequence of events leading to the infiltration at inflammatory sites. Interleukin-8 (IL-8), a novel leukocyte chemotactic activating cytokine (chemokine), is produced by various types of cells upon(More)
Re-establishing blood flow to ischaemic tissues causes greater injury than that induced during the ischaemic period. This type of tissue injury, reperfusion injury, is involved in frostbite, multiple organ failure after hypovolaemia and in myocardial infarction. Depletion of neutrophils alleviates reperfusion injury, implying a causal role of neutrophil(More)
A 34-year-old man with intractable epilepsy was treated by focus resection. The resected volume of neocortex in the left supracallosal part of the medial frontal gyrus was 7 x 1 x 2.5 cm. The treatment was effective and epileptic attacks completely disappeared. However, the patient developed urinary incontinence postoperatively without any other new(More)
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