Serum markers of brain damage in acute ischemic stroke

R. P. Cioffi, D. Intiso, F. Apollo, G. Lagioia, P. Crociam, C. Checchia De Ambrosio, E. Di Giorgio, B. Modoni, P. D. Viesti, P. Simone, P. Tonali

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Serial serum measurements of NSF S-100 and TNF-alpha \vere performed in 20 patients with ischémie stroke at l,2,4,7and day after stroke onset. Patients with inflammatory processes or immune diseases were escluded. Twenty age and sex-matched patients suffering of tension headache were used as control Neurological impairment was evaluated by Canadian Neurogical Scale (CNS). Lesion volume was calculated by a semiautomated countour on CT and MR scans Serum values of NSE (9,33+6,63 vs 4,74+0,81 ng/ml), (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)36
Number of pages1
JournalItalian Journal of Neurological Sciences
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Clinical Neurology

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