Acute therapeutic interventions: Free radical scavengers and antioxidants

E. D. Hall

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Evidence suggesting a role of oxygen radical-induced lipid peroxidation in global and focal ischemic brain damage is reviewed, and the potential for treatment of these conditions with antioxidant compounds is highlighted. This article also presents a basis for appreciating the pharmacologic mechanisms by which oxygen radical damage can be inhibited.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)195-206
Number of pages12
JournalNeurosurgery Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology


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