Neuroprotective Effect of Melatonin on Experimental Peripheral Nerve Injury: An Electron Microscopic and Biochemical Study


Daglioglu E., Dike M. S. , Kilinc K., Erdogan D., Take G., Ergungor F., ...More

CENTRAL EUROPEAN NEUROSURGERY, vol.70, no.3, pp.109-114, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 70 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-0029-1220712
  • Journal Name: CENTRAL EUROPEAN NEUROSURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.109-114
  • Keywords: melatonin, rat, sciatic nerve injury, electron microscope study, lipid peroxidation, SPINAL-CORD-INJURY, SCIATIC-NERVE, LIPID-PEROXIDATION, REPERFUSION INJURY, RATS, COMPRESSION, METHYLPREDNISOLONE, MOTONEURONS, TRANSECTION, STRESS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background and Study Aims: Melatonin is an important antioxidant agent with a protective role in the prevention of oxidative stress. We designed an experimental study which focused on the potential neuroprotective effect of melatonin on peripheral nerve injury.