Reperfusion Edema in Gerbils

  • S. F. Avery
  • H. A. Crockard
  • R. W. Ross Russell


Edema (an increase in the relative amount of water in brain tissue), is a common clinical and experimental reaction to central nervous system damage, occurring with both lethal and relatively minor stimuli. CT scanning shows that edema is not necessarily accompanied by any clinical abnormality. We have used a severe ischemic lesion with a high early mortality in order to examine rCBF, edema and Evans Blue leakage.


Evans Blue Evans Blue Corpus Striatum Carotid Artery Occlusion Carotid Occlusion 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. F. Avery
    • 1
  • H. A. Crockard
    • 1
  • R. W. Ross Russell
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Clinical NeurologyThe National Hospital for Nervous DiseasesLondonUK

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