Neuroprotective Effects of Thymoquinone on the Hippocampus in a Rat Model of Traumatic Brain Injury


Gülşen İ., AK H., Çölçimen N., Alp H. H. , Akyol M. E. , Demir I., ...More

WORLD NEUROSURGERY, vol.86, pp.243-249, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 86
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.wneu.2015.09.052
  • Journal Name: WORLD NEUROSURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.243-249
  • Yozgat Bozok University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Traumatic brain injury is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. We evaluated the neuroprotective effects of thymoquinone (TQ) in a rat model of traumatic brain injury by using biochemical and histopathologic methods for the first time.