Affiliation: University of Tennessee
- Cerebrovasodilatory contribution of endogenous carbon monoxide during seizures in newborn pigsMassroor Pourcyrous
Laboratory for Research in Neonatal Physiology, Departments of Pediatrics, The University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
Pediatr Res 51:579-85. 2002..Therefore, CO appears to be involved in cerebral vasodilation caused by glutamatergic seizures...
- C-reactive protein in the diagnosis, management, and prognosis of neonatal necrotizing enterocolitisMassroor Pourcyrous
Pediatrics, University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Pediatrics 116:1064-9. 2005..We hypothesized that serial CRP measurement if used as an adjunct to abdominal radiographs would improve the identification of infants with NEC...
- Chronic prenatal exposure to cocaine alters cerebrovascular responses in newborn pigsMassroor Pourcyrous
Laboratory for Research in Neonatal Physiology, Department of Pediatrics, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 229:819-25. 2004..We conclude that piglets with chronic prenatal exposure to cocaine show exaggerated cerebrovascular responses to vasogenic stimuli and preserved cAMP-dependent cerebral vasoreactivity following asphyxia...
- Primary immunization of premature infants with gestational age <35 weeks: cardiorespiratory complications and C-reactive protein responses associated with administration of single and multiple separate vaccines simultaneouslyMassroor Pourcyrous
Department of Pediatrics, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
J Pediatr 151:167-72. 2007..To determine the incidence of cardiorespiratory events and abnormal C-reactive protein (CRP) level associated with administration of a single vaccine or multiple separate vaccines simultaneously...
- Epileptic seizures cause extended postictal cerebral vascular dysfunction that is prevented by HO-1 overexpressionHelena Parfenova
Dept of Physiology, Univ of Tennessee Health Science Center, 894 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 288:H2843-50. 2005..These findings may indicate that CoPP prevents postictal cerebral vascular dysfunction by upregulating HO-1, a finding that might have implications for preventing postictal neurological complications...
- Consequences of maternal cocaine on cerebral microvascular functions in pigletsMomoh A Yakubu
Laboratory for Research in Neonatal Physiology, Vascular Biology Program, Department of Physiology, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
Brain Res 947:174-81. 2002..Such actions may be important in development of cerebral pathologies associated with recurrent prenatal cocaine exposure...
- Mode changes of cerebrovascular pressure transmission induced by cerebral vasodilationMichael L Daley
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee 38152 3180, USA
J Neurotrauma 24:559-66. 2007..Evaluation of changes in the modes of cerebrovascular pressure transmission may provide means of assessing the state of cerebrovascular vasodilation and autoregulation of cerebral blood flow in the clinical setting...
- Endogenous heme oxygenase prevents impairment of cerebral vascular functions caused by seizuresPierluigi Carratu
Department of Physiology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 894 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 285:H1148-57. 2003..These findings suggest that HO in the cerebral microcirculation is rapidly activated during seizures and provides endogenous protection against seizure-induced vascular injury...
- Assessment of cerebrovascular autoregulation: changes of highest modal frequency of cerebrovascular pressure transmission with cerebral perfusion pressureMichael L Daley
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Memphis, Engineering Science Building, Room 208B, Memphis, Tenn 38152 3180, USA
Stroke 35:1952-6. 2004..Development of a method to continuously assess cerebrovascular autoregulation of patients with traumatic brain injury would facilitate therapeutic intervention and thus reduce secondary complications...
- Intracranial pressure dynamics: changes of bandwidth as an indicator of cerebrovascular tensionMichael L Daley
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Memphis, Engineering Science Building, Rm. 208B, Central Avenue, Memphis, TN 38152-6574, USA
Med Eng Phys 25:679-89. 2003..As such, the evaluation of changes of BW of the black box model with respect to changes of CPP may be a useful method for monitoring the state of cerebrovascular tension...
- COX-1 and COX-2 contributions to basal and IL-1 beta-stimulated prostanoid synthesis in human neonatal cerebral microvascular endothelial cellsHelena Parfenova
Laboratory for Research in Neonatal Physiology, Department of Physiology, Vascular Biology Center, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
Pediatr Res 52:342-8. 2002..Altogether, these data indicate that both COX-1 and COX-2 contribute to endothelial prostanoid synthesis in the neonatal human brain under basal conditions and in response to proinflammatory cytokine IL-1 beta...