2014

Neuroprotection and Regeneration of the Spinal Cord

ISBN: 978-4-431-54501-9 (Print) 978-4-431-54502-6 (Online)

Table of contents (32 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Pathologies of Spinal Cord Injury

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-10

      The Mechanism Behind Functional Recovery After the Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury

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      Pages 11-18

      Microenvironment Within the Injured Spinal Cord Focusing on IL-6

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      Pages 19-30

      Autophagy in Spinal Cord Injury: Pathogenic Roles and Therapeutic Implications

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      Pages 31-41

      The Role of the Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Response in Neural Apoptosis of the Injured Spinal Cord

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      Pages 43-57

      Roles of Microglia in Spinal Cord Injury

  3. Pathologies of Chronic Compressive Spinal Cord

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      Pages 59-59

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      Pages 61-74

      Biomechanics of the Spinal Cord and the Pia Mater

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      Pages 75-82

      Biomechanical Analysis of Compressive Myelopathy: The Influence of Morthometry of the Spinal Cord

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      Pages 83-96

      Morphologic Change and Glial Response to Unilateral Spinal Cord Compression

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      Pages 97-106

      Morphological Changes in Anterior Horn Cells, Immunoreactivity to Neurotrophic Factors, and Neuronal Cell Death of Spinal Cord Lesions in the Spinal Hyperostotic Mouse (twy/twy) with Chronic Mechanical Cord Compression

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      Pages 107-117

      In Vivo Tracing of Neural Tracts in Tiptoe-Walking Yoshimura Mice by Diffusion Tensor Tractography

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      Pages 119-127

      Microarray Analysis of Expression of Cell Death-Associated Genes in Spinal Cord Cells with Cyclic Tensile Strain

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      Pages 129-138

      Spinal Kyphosis Causes Demyelination and Neuronal Loss in the Spinal Cord

  4. Neuroprotection

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 139-139

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      Pages 141-146

      Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor-Mediated Neuroprotective Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury

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      Pages 147-167

      Recombinant Human Hepatocyte Growth Factor Promotes Functional Recovery After Spinal Cord Injury

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      Pages 169-191

      The Proteoglycan-Degrading Enzymes Promote Functional Recovery After Spinal Cord Injury: Keratan Sulfate and Chondroitin Sulfate

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      Pages 193-201

      Targeted Retrograde Gene Delivery into the Injured Spinal Cord Using Recombinant Adenovirus Vector Carrying Neurotrophic Factor Gene

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      Pages 203-212

      Blockade of Interleukin-6 Effects on Cytokine Profiles and Macrophage Activation After Spinal Cord Injury in Mice

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      Pages 213-226

      Oxidative Stress as Secondary Injury Mechanism After Mechanical Trauma in the Spinal Cord

  5. Transplantation

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      Pages 227-227

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      Pages 229-245

      Regenerative Medicine for Spinal Cord Injury Utilizing iPS Cells

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      Pages 247-253

      Transplantation of Neural Stem Cells with Valproate for Spinal Cord Injury

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