Moderate hypothermia prevents neural cell apoptosis following spinal cord ischemia in rabbits
Lei Ming WANG, Ye YAN, Liang Jian ZOU, Nai He JING, Zhi Yun XU
Cell Research, 2005
Cell apoptosis with necrosis was evident in the spinal cord 24 h after 30 min of ischemia in rabbits. Moderate hypothermia decreased the incidence of apoptotic nerve cells. Both cell apoptosis and necrosis were attenuated by hypothermia. Hypothermia can prevent nerve cell apoptosis .