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Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry


ISSN (Print): 1389-5575
ISSN (Online): 1875-5607

Pharmacological Neuroprotective Therapy for Acute Spinal Cord Injury: State of the Art

Author(s): A. Ibarra and S. Martinon

Volume 8, Issue 3, 2008

Page: [222 - 230] Pages: 9

DOI: 10.2174/138955708783744056

Price: $65


After spinal cord injury, a number of destructive events developed immediately after the primary insult increase tissue damage. Several therapeutic approaches are directed to neutralize these phenomena. The present manuscript revises diverse pharmacological treatments used to promote neuroprotection, both in clinical and experimental acute spinal cord injuries.

Keywords: Neuroprotection, neuroprotective drugs, paraplegia

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