Atorvastatin efficiency after traumatic brain injury in rats


TURKOGLU O. F. , EROĞLU H. , OKUTAN O., GURCAN O., BODUR E. , SARGON M. F. , ...More

SURGICAL NEUROLOGY, vol.72, no.2, pp.146-152, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 72 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.surneu.2008.07.004
  • Title of Journal : SURGICAL NEUROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.146-152

Abstract

Background: The neuroprotective effects of statins possibly depend on their pleiotropic effect such as antioxidative and anti-inflammatory properties. In this study, we have evaluated the efficiency of atorvastatin on brain edema, lipid peroxidation, and ultrastructural changes in TBI animal model.