Erythropoietin protects the subventricular zone and inhibits reactive astrogliosis in kaolin-induced hydrocephalic rats.

Affiliation

Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine Universitas Airlangga - Dr. Soetomo General Hospital, Gedung Pusat Diagnostik Terpadu (GDC) Lantai 5, RSUD Dr. Soetomo, Jl. Mayjen Prof Moestopo 6-8, Surabaya, Indonesia. [Email]

Abstract

To elucidate the potential role of erythropoietin (EPO) as a neuroprotective agent against reactive astrogliosis and reducing the thinning rate of subventricular zone (SVZ) in kaolin-induced hydrocephalic rats.

Keywords

Erythropoietin,Hydrocephalus,Lipid peroxidation,Microgliosis,Reactive astrocyte,Subventricular zone,

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