Effects of iloprost and piracetam in spinal cord ischemia–reperfusion injury in the rabbit

@article{Kalkan2011EffectsOI,
  title={Effects of iloprost and piracetam in spinal cord ischemia–reperfusion injury in the rabbit},
  author={Erdal Kalkan and Fatih Keskin and Burak Kaya and Hasan Esen and Murat Tosun and S Serpil Kalkan and Fatih Erdi and Ali Unl{\"u} and Mustafa Cihat Avunduk and Ozge Cicek},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
  year={2011},
  volume={49},
  pages={81-86}
}
Study design:Experimental Study.Objectives:The aim of this study was to investigate the neuroprotective effects of iloprost and piracetam on spinal cord ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury in the rabbit.Settings:The Experimental Research Center of Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey.Methods:A total of 24 rabbits were divided into four groups of six rabbits each, as follows: group 1 (n=6) sham, laparotomy only; group 2 (n=6) I/R; group 3 (n=6) I/R+iloprost; and group 4 (n=6) I/R+piracetam. I/R was… CONTINUE READING