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Long-term dynamics of somatosensory activity in a stroke model of distal middle cerebral artery occlusion
Año:2015
Áreas de investigación
  • Ciencias naturales y ciencias de la salud
Datos
Descripción
A constant challenge in experimental stroke is the use of appropriate tests to identify signs of functional recovery and possible adverse effects linked to a particular therapy. In this study we used a long-term longitudinal approach to examine the functional brain changes associated with cortical infarction in a mouse model induced by permanent ligation of the middle cerebral artery. Somatosensory cortical function was evaluated with fault-foot and forelimb asymmetry tests in combination with evoked potentials. The stroke mice exhibited both long-term deficits in the functional tests and impaired responses in the infarcted and intact hemispheres after contralateral and ipsilateral forepaw stimulation. In the infarcted hemisphere reductions in evoked responses were detected after contralateral and ipsilateral stimulation. In the intact hemisphere, and similar to cortical stroke patients, a gradual hyperexcitability was observed after contralateral stimulation but no parallel evidence of a response was detected after ipsilateral stimulation. Our results suggest the existence of profound and persistent changes in the somatosensory cortex in this specific mouse cortical stroke model. Additionally, evoked potentials constitute a feasible and excellent tool for evaluating the fitness of the somatosensory cortex in relation to functional recovery after preclinical therapeutic intervention
Internacional
Si
Nombre congreso
FUNDACION BBVA- workshop recent advances in bioinformatics and neuroscience
Tipo de participación
970
Lugar del congreso
MADRID, SPAIN
Revisores
Si
ISBN o ISSN
CDP08UPM
DOI
Fecha inicio congreso
09/06/2015
Fecha fin congreso
09/06/2015
Desde la página
26
Hasta la página
26
Título de las actas
Abstract_book BBVA
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Participantes
  • Autor: Daniel Gonzalez Nieto (UPM)
  • Autor: Juan Antonio Barios Heredero (UPM)
  • Autor: Laura Fernández García (UPM)
  • Autor: Liudmila Pisarchyk
  • Autor: Milagros Ramos Gomez (UPM)
  • Autor: Luis Javier Serrano
  • Autor: Luis C. Barrio
  • Autor: Ricardo Martinez-Murillo
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Tecnologías para Ciencias de la Salud
  • Departamento: Tecnología Fotónica y Bioingeniería
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Centro de tecnología Biomédica CTB
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