Category Archives: blood-spinal cord barrier

Study maps how a stroke damages the blood-spinal cord barrier.


Delayed deterioration of neurological function after ischemia stroke is a well-documented clinical problem. However, minimal studies exist pertaining to spinal cord blood flow and blood-spinal cord barrier (BSCB) integrity with delayed neurological deterioration after transient spinal cord ischemia.  Now, a study from researchers at the University of South Florida shows that stroke can cause long-term damage to the BSCB, creating

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