Ischemic brain injury was produced in rats by the intracarotid injection of microspheres. During a 72-hour period of study, large doses of dexamethasone did not favorably affect survival, severity of brain edema, brain electrolyte shifts, or alterations in cerebral red blood cell, albumin, and pertechnetate spaces. The role of steroid therapy in cerebral infarction requires critical clinical appraisal.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Archives of neurology|
|State||Published - Sep 1972|