Virchow's triad: the vascular basis of cerebral injury.


Both the large arteries and microvascular beds of the central nervous system respond to injury by initiating processes compatible with Virchow's triad: alterations in the microvascular permeability barrier, reduction in flow with the target bed, and/or thrombosis of brain-supplying arteries and of the microvasculature. This is particularly true during focal… (More)


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