Meliorating microcirculatory with melatonin in rat model of spinal cord injury using laser Doppler flowmetry.

Abstract

The aim of this study was to estimate the effect of melatonin on spinal cord perfusion, the permeability of blood-spinal cord barrier (BSCB), and edema at the contusion epicenter and regions rostral and caudal to the injury site in rats with spinal cord injury (SCI). Thirty-six female Sprague-Dawley rats were divided into three groups (12 animals in each… (More)

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