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Astrocytic Swelling in Neuropathology

Alexander A. Mongin and Harold K. Kimelberg

in Neuroglia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195152227
eISBN:
9780199865024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152227.003.0044
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System

Brain edema is a dangerous and frequently life-threatening neurological complication. Unlike other tissues, the brain is encased within a rigid skull, and even small increases in tissue volume ... More


Brain Temperature Regulation During Normal Neural Function and Neuropathology

Eugene A. Kiyatkin

in Neurovascular Medicine: Pursuing Cellular Longevity for Healthy Aging

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195326697
eISBN:
9780199864874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326697.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter deals with brain temperature as a physiological parameter, which is determined primarily by neural metabolism, regulated by cerebral blood flow, and affected by various environmental ... More


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