Systemic inflammation and stroke: aetiology, pathology and targets for therapy.

@article{McColl2007SystemicIA,
  title={Systemic inflammation and stroke: aetiology, pathology and targets for therapy.},
  author={Barry W McColl and Stuart M Allan and Nancy J. Rothwell},
  journal={Biochemical Society transactions},
  year={2007},
  volume={35 Pt 5},
  pages={1163-5}
}
There is growing evidence that systemic inflammation is involved in multiple aspects of stroke aetiology and pathology. In the present review, we provide an overview of these roles and, in particular, outline recent evidence that the underlying systemic inflammatory profile can critically alter the response to ischaemic brain injury. We also highlight the… CONTINUE READING