Suppressive Effect of Mannitol Upon Cerebral Infarct Formation — an Electron Microscopical Investigation

  • T. Watanabe
  • T. Yoshimoto
  • M. Suzuki
  • J. Suzuki


We have previously reported that mannitol prevents thalamic infarction, using an experimental model developed in dogs10,16. in this report we present sequential electron microscopical observations of brain tissue of animals with thalamic infarction, with and without mannitol. The purpose was to analyze the effect of mannitol on the formation of cerebral infarction, particularly on the early pathological changes.


Nerve Cell Cerebral Infarction Electron Microscopical Investigation Ischemic Change Thalamic Infarction 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Watanabe
    • 1
  • T. Yoshimoto
    • 1
  • M. Suzuki
    • 1
  • J. Suzuki
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of NeurosurgeryInstitute of Brain Diseases Tokoku University School of MedicineNagamachiJapan

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