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Blood-brain barrier integrity in patients with cerebral infarction investigated by computed tomography and serum-CSF-albumin.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7347999     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Measurements of CSF-albumin, and S/CSF-albumin in two groups of patients with small and large infarcts failed to show BBB damage to albumin in about one half of the patients. No significant difference was found between the two groups of patients in regard to the above-mentioned parameters. The localization of the infarcts (close to the CSF or deep in the brain) did not influence the S/CSF-albumin. No correlation was found between the S/CSF-albumin and the time interval between the onset of the stroke and the lumbar puncture within 96 h. Some suggestions are put forward to explain the discrepancies between the CT-scan and S/CSF-albumin in the assessment of BBB damage.
S Al-Kassab; T Skyhøj Olsen; E B Skriver
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta neurologica Scandinavica     Volume:  64     ISSN:  0001-6314     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Neurol. Scand.     Publication Date:  1981 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-12-16     Completed Date:  1982-12-16     Revised Date:  2006-08-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370336     Medline TA:  Acta Neurol Scand     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  438-45     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Albumins / cerebrospinal fluid*
Blood-Brain Barrier*
Cerebral Infarction / cerebrospinal fluid,  physiopathology*
Cerebrospinal Fluid Proteins / analysis
Serum Albumin / analysis
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Albumins; 0/Cerebrospinal Fluid Proteins; 0/Serum Albumin

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