Gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptor agonists for acute stroke.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptor agonists have been shown to have a neuroprotectant effect in reducing infarct size and improving functional outcome in animal models of cerebrovascular disease. However, the sedative effects of GABA receptor agonists have limited their wider application in people with acute stroke, due to the potential risk… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009622.pub2

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