Barbiturate protection against hypoxic neuronal damage in vitro

P. G. Aitken, Steven Schiff

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Hippocampal tissue slices in vitro were exposed to periods of hypoxia of different durations. Addition of pentobarbital to the perfusion medium significantly increased the duration of hypoxia that was survived by CA1 pyramidal cells

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)230-232
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of neurosurgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1986

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology


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