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The AxonStructure, Function and Pathophysiology$
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Stephen G. Waxman, Jeffery D. Kocsis, and Peter K. Stys

Print publication date: 1995

Print ISBN-13: 9780195082937

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082937.001.0001

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Traumatic injury of spinal axons

Traumatic injury of spinal axons

(p.480) 25 Traumatic injury of spinal axons
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This chapter discusses the mechanisms of axonal loss and dysfunction in spinal cord injury. It focuses on the primary causes of axonal injury, the subsequent extracellular ionic derangements that occur at the injury site, and neurotransmitter-mediated secondary injury mechanisms.

Keywords:   axonal loss, spinal cord injury, axonal injury, axonal dysfunction, extracellular ionic derangements

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