A study of astrocyte activation in the periinfarct region after cerebral ischemia with electroacupuncture.

@article{Han2010ASO,
  title={A study of astrocyte activation in the periinfarct region after cerebral ischemia with electroacupuncture.},
  author={Xiaohua Han and Xiaolin Huang and Yizhao Wang and Hong Chen},
  journal={Brain injury},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={773-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of electroacupuncture (EA) on the activation of astrocytes (AST) in the periinfarct region after cerebral ischemia, as well as to evaluate potential behavioural improvement after EA treatment. METHODS Male Wistar rats were randomly divided into normal, model and EA groups. Rats in each group were further divided into 7, 14 and 28 days sub-groups. A model of middle cerebral artery occlusion was established, followed by 7, 14 or 28 days of EA on 'Bai hui… CONTINUE READING

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