Neuroscience, June 28, 2012, Vol.213, p.47(7)
To link to full-text access for this article, visit this link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2012.03.050 Byline: A. Martin (a), E. SAN Sebastian (b), V. Gomez-Vallejo (c), J. Llop (c) Keywords: [.sup.13N]ammonia; [ 13 N ] NH 4 + ; PET; brain perfusion; stroke; cerebral ischemia Abbreviations: PET, positron emission tomography; MCA, middle cerebral artery; CCA, common carotid artery; ROIs, regions of interest; MRI, magnetic resonance imaging Abstract: a* PET with [13.sup.N] NH.sub.4.sup.+ evidenced brain-blood hyperperfusion after experimental stroke. a* Brain hyperperfusion was observed in both infarcted and remote regions. a* [13.sup.N] NH.sub.4.sup.+ is a useful biomarker to monitor hemodynamic changes after ischemia. a* These results may contribute to understand the evolution of cerebral ischemia. Author Affiliation: (a) Molecular Imaging Unit, CIC biomaGUNE, Spain (b) Imaging Analytics, Molecular Imaging Unit, CIC biomaGUNE, Spain (c) Radiochemistry, Molecular Imaging Unit, CIC biomaGUNE, Spain Article History: Accepted 20 March 2012
Evolution (Biology) ; Ammonia ; Neurosciences ; Ischemia
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