Effects of Anoxia on Nerve Cell Function

  • Anker Jon Hansen
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 35)


The effect of anoxia on the central nervous system is well established: there is an immediate loss of consciousness and irreversible cell damage when the anoxic period is prolonged.


Nerve Cell Brain Cortex Cortical Spreading Depression Acute Cerebral Ischemia Anoxic Period 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anker Jon Hansen
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  1. 1.Department of General Physiology and Biophysics Panum InstituteUniversity of CopenhagenDenmark

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