Changes of complement and oxidative stress parameters in patients with acute cerebral infarction or cerebral hemorrhage and the clinical significance.

Changes of complement and oxidative stress parameters in patients with acute cerebral infarction or cerebral hemorrhage and the clinical significance. Exp Ther Med. 2020 Jan;19(1):703-709 Authors: Zheng M, Wang X, Yang J, Ma S, Wei Y, Liu S Abstract Changes of complement and oxidative stress parameters in patients with acute cerebral infarction (ACI) or cerebral hemorrhage (CH), and their clinical significance were explored. A total of 122 patients with ACI or CH admitted to the People's Hospital of Zhangqiu Area from August 2018 to September 2019 were collected. There were 59 ACI patients assigned into a cerebral infarction group (CIG) and further 63 CH patients in a cerebral hemorrhage group (CHG). Additionally, 53 healthy people in physical examination during the same period were enrolled as a control group (CG). Both the CIG and the CHG were treated with edaravone, Xueshuantong, brain protein hydrolysates, aspirin and statin-related drugs. The levels of complement C3, complement C4, superoxide dismutase (SOD), and total antioxidant capacity (TAC) were determined. Receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curves were employed to analyze the predictive value of C3, C4, SOD and TAG in ACI and CH, and logistic regression was used to analyze the risk factors of stroke. Both CIG and CHG showed higher C3 level, and lower C4, SOD and TAC levels than the CG. The NIHSS
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