Methylprednisolone preservation of motor nerve function during early degeneration

Edward D. Hall, Daniel L. Wolf

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Abstract

Intensive pretreatment of cats with methylprednisolone acetate (8 mg/kg, i.m. once daily for 7 days) was found to significantly preserve the functional capabilities of degenerating soleus motor nerve terminals, as measured at 48 h after motor axon section in the in vivo soleus nerve-muscle preparation. This effect is similar to that reported previously for triamcinolone, another glucocorticoid.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)715-720
Number of pages6
JournalExperimental Neurology
Volume84
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Developmental Neuroscience

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