Focal Model Of Ischemia

The most stringent model of stroke or focal ischemia is permanent occlusion of the MCA via coagulation or using a suture threaded into the MCA via the internal carotid artery. Permanent MCA occlusion using the coagulation method is used mostly in rats, whereas permanent or transient MCA occlusion (pMCAo or tMCAo) can be used in mice (Benchoua et al., 2001) and rats (Margaill et al., 1996). Focal ischemia results in a necrotic core that is surrounded by a salvageable penumbra in which

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Blood Pressure Health

Blood Pressure Health

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

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