Effect of intrathecal nimodipine on spinal cord blood flow and evoked potentials in the normal or injured cord

Abstract

A method was developed for administering intrathecal pharmacotherapy in a rat model of spinal cord injury. The effects of intrathecal administration of nimodipine on spinal cord blood flow (SCBF) and evoked potentials (EPs) were measured in the normal and injured spinal cord. It had previously been shown that systemic nimodipine caused severe hypotension… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.sc.3100662

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