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Pharmacological Neuroprotective Therapy for Acute Spinal Cord Injury: State of the Art

[ Vol. 8 , Issue. 3 ]


A. Ibarra and S. Martinon   Pages 222 - 230 ( 9 )


After spinal cord injury, a number of destructive events developed immediately after the primary insult increase tissue damage. Several therapeutic approaches are directed to neutralize these phenomena. The present manuscript revises diverse pharmacological treatments used to promote neuroprotection, both in clinical and experimental acute spinal cord injuries.


Neuroprotection, neuroprotective drugs, paraplegia


Unidad de Investigacion Medica en Enfermedades Neurologicas, HE, CMN Siglo XXI, IMSS, Av. Cuauhtemoc No. 330, Col. Doctores, C.P. 06720, Mexico City, Mexico.

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