The Effects of Shilajit on Brain Edema, Intracranial Pressure and Neurologic Outcomes following the Traumatic Brain Injury in Rat

@inproceedings{Khaksari2013TheEO,
  title={The Effects of Shilajit on Brain Edema, Intracranial Pressure and Neurologic Outcomes following the Traumatic Brain Injury in Rat},
  author={Mohammad Khaksari and Reza Mahmmodi and Nader Shahrokhi and Mohammad Shabani and Siyavash Joukar and Mobin Aqapour},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of basic medical sciences},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE(S) Brain edema is one of the most serious causes of death within the first few days after trauma brain injury (TBI). In this study we have investigated the role of Shilajit on brain edema, blood-brain barrier (BBB) permeability, intracranial pressure (ICP) and neurologic outcomes following brain trauma. MATERIALS AND METHODS Diffuse traumatic brain trauma was induced in rats by drop of a 250 g weight from a 2 m high (Marmarou's methods). Animals were randomly divided into 5 groups… CONTINUE READING
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