Role of inflammatory markers in brain ischemia.

  title={Role of inflammatory markers in brain ischemia.},
  author={Manuel Rodr{\'i}guez-Y{\'a}{\~n}ez and Jos{\'e} Castillo},
  journal={Current opinion in neurology},
  volume={21 3},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Inflammatory mechanisms play an important role in the risk of stroke and during the acute phase of brain ischemia, which contributes to functional outcome of patients. We review the role of inflammatory markers in these aspects of brain ischemia. RECENT FINDINGS Systemic inflammatory mechanisms are associated with higher risk of stroke… CONTINUE READING