Macrophages and inflammatory damage in spinal cord injury.

  title={Macrophages and inflammatory damage in spinal cord injury.},
  author={Andrew R. Blight},
  journal={Journal of neurotrauma},
  volume={9 Suppl 1},
Disruption of myelinated nerve fibers usually constitutes the most significant damage contributing to chronic neurologic deficits in severe spinal cord injuries. Inflammatory responses form one facet of a wide array of pathologic phenomena that combined to produce this damage. The therapeutic importance of inflammation is amplified by its delayed time-course and the number of different approaches that may be taken to its modulation. The response to trauma involves two significant waves of… CONTINUE READING


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