Cholinergic Anti-inflammatory Pathway and Stroke.

  title={Cholinergic Anti-inflammatory Pathway and Stroke.},
  author={Kamil Ďuri{\vs} and Jolana Lipkov{\'a} and Michal Jurajda},
  journal={Current drug delivery},
  volume={14 4},
BACKGROUND Stroke is devastating cerebrovascular event which is responsible for 6.7 million deaths each year worldwide. Inflammation plays an important role in the pathophysiology of stroke. Targeting inflammation after stroke is highly actual topic for both experimental and clinical research. METHODS Research articles related to cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway (CHAIP) and stroke were reviewed. The first part of review describes the basic characteristics of inflammatory response after… CONTINUE READING