Experimental Hypoglycemia: Correlation Between EEG Abnormalities and Structural Alterations

  • J. H. Garcia
  • M. L. Anderson
  • J. H. HalseyJr.
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Ischemic injury is characterized by a combination of decreased arterial flow, decreased tissue oxygen, limited availability of energy substrates, anaerobic glycolysis, retention of metabolic end-products (such as lactic acid), and depressed function [5]. The latter, in the case of the brain, is usually reflected in disappearance of delta waves in the electroencephalogram [1].


Dendritic Spine Neuronal Perikaryon Neuronal Necrosis Chromating Solution High Frequency Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. H. Garcia
    • 1
  • M. L. Anderson
    • 1
  • J. H. HalseyJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Pathology and NeurologyThe University of Alabama at Birmingham, UAB StationBirminghamUSA

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