Regional Glucose Metabolism and Nerve Cell Damage after Cerebral Ischemia in Normo- and Hypoglycemic Rats

  • N. H. Diemer
  • E. Siemkowicz


Cerebral ischemia was induced in rats by lowering the blood pressure to about 50 mm Hg and inflating a pneumatic neck cuff to a pressure of one atmosphere for 10 minutes. Clinically, all rats survived this treatment but with minor neurological deficits (13). The induction of hypoglycemia prior to ischemia exacerbated the symptoms and reduced the recovery of the rats when compared to ischemia per se.


Cerebral Ischemia Nerve Cell Damage Stratum Radiatum Medial Geniculate Body Stratum Oriens 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. H. Diemer
    • 1
    • 2
  • E. Siemkowicz
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institutes of Neuropathology and Medical PhysiologyUniversity of CopenhagenDenmark
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiaHvidovre University HospitalDenmark

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