JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH, vol.151, no.1, pp.94-99, 2009 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
VEGF, ischemia-reperfusion, oxidative stress, spinal cord, BRAIN, VEGF, ANGIOGENESIS, GLUTATHIONE, EXPRESSION, HYPOXIA, DAMAGE, GENES, RAT
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Background. Spinal cord injury remains a devastating complication of thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic operations. We aim to investigate neuro-protective role of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) administered to rabbits after occlusion against ischemiareperfusion (I/R) injury.