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Intravascular coagulation : a common phenomenon in minor experimental head injury

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Author: Sande, J.J. van der · Emeis, J.J. · Lindeman, J.
Institution: Gezondheidsorganisatie TNO Gaubius Instituut TNO
Source:Journal of Neurosurgery, 1, 54, 21-25
Identifier: 288186
doi: doi:10.3171/jns.1981.54.1.0021
Keywords: Intravascular coagulation · Fibrinolysis · Pulmonary microthrombi · Head injury


Fibrin microthrombi were demonstrated by an immunoenzymehistochemical method in the small blood vessels of the lung and, to a lesser extent, in the brain in rats after minor experimental head injury. It was concluded that intravascular coagulation is a common phenomenon in head injury.