The peri-microvascular edema in hippocampal CA1 area in a rat model of sepsis.

@article{Kafa2007ThePE,
  title={The peri-microvascular edema in hippocampal CA1 area in a rat model of sepsis.},
  author={Ilker Mustafa Kafa and Ilknur Ari and Mustafa Ayberk Kurt},
  journal={Neuropathology : official journal of the Japanese Society of Neuropathology},
  year={2007},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={
          213-20
        }
}
Encephalopathy is a common complication of sepsis. However, little is known about the morphological changes that occur in the brain during sepsis. In this study, fecal peritonitis was induced in Wistar rats, which had been monitored for 4 h before their brains were removed and samples from the CA1 area taken. In addition to higher blood pressure with a decreasing pattern and a significant drop in rectal temperature, an increased heart rate and marked respiratory failure were observed. The… CONTINUE READING

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