neurology
Stroke

Blood substitution therapy rescues the brain from ischaemic damage

A novel strategy to prevent stroke related brain ischaemia has been suggested by US neuroscientists who found that blood replacement reduced infarctions and improved neurological deficits in animal models. Researchers from West Virginia University (WVU) say blood replacement therapy may work by substantially decreasing brain antigens and inflammatory immune components of blood following a stroke. ...

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