Neuropeptide Y-like immunoreactivity in lumbar cerebrospinal fluid of patients after severe head trauma.


We studied head-injured patients assessed after admission to the hospital according to the Glasgow coma scale (3-8 points). All of them underwent surgical procedure after neuroradiological examination. Due to therapeutic problems, some of these patients had lumbar puncture on the fourth day following surgery. The control group consisted of patients with… (More)