Prophylactic Treatment of Post-traumatic Audiogenic Epilepsy


REACTIVITY of rats to a strong acoustic stimulus may be increased by the formation of artificial epileptogenic foci by local application of aluminium hydroxide (alumina-cream1) in various regions of the brain, especially the cortical motor and acoustic area.

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SERVÍT, Z. Prophylactic Treatment of Post-traumatic Audiogenic Epilepsy. Nature 188, 669–670 (1960).

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