Effectiveness of GFAP in Determining Neuronal Damage in Rats with Induced Head Trauma

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Cikriklar H. I. , Uysal O., Ekici M. A. , Ozbek Z., Turgut Cosan D., Yucel M., ...More

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.26, no.6, pp.878-889, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.13946-15.2
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.878-889


AIM: To determine whether the serum level of glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP), an important indicator of neuron damage, correlates with the extent of tissue damage in the rat with induced head trauma and to obtain data in order to avoid unnecessary cranial computed tomography analyses.