Which is more effective in reducing secondary brain damage resulting from cyclooxygenase expression following traumatic brain injury: calcium channel blockers or cox inhibitors?

Karabekir H. S., Balci C., Aktepe F., Tokyol C., Dilek H.

Neurosciences (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), vol.13, no.3, pp.239-43, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Name: Neurosciences (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.239-43
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No


Objectives: To evaluate localizacions of cyclooxygenase (COX)-1 and COX-2 following traumatic brain injury (TBI) and the effects of 2 therapeutic agents on COX inhibition.