The Effect of Acute Dmso Therapy in Brain Edema and Modification of This by Indomethacin

  • H. E. James
  • J. Tsuruda
  • R. Werner
  • H. Tung
  • L. F. Marshall


The control of brain edema continues to be a major concern in clinical practice and the prompt and effective response to therapy in the acute clinical setting, is of major importance. The therapeutic agents used most often when airway control does not produce the desired reduction of ICP are hypertonic diuretics such as mannitol and urea, and nephron blocking diuretics, such as furosemide.


Left Hemisphere Brain Edema Untreated Control Group Brain Sodium Cerebral Blood Flow Study 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. E. James
    • 1
  • J. Tsuruda
    • 1
  • R. Werner
    • 1
  • H. Tung
    • 1
  • L. F. Marshall
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Neurosurgery, Departments of Surgery and PediatricsUniversity of CaliforniaSan DiegoUSA

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