Oxidative and nitrosative stres in some risk factor of stroke

Hasyim Fachir Hasyim Fachir(1*)

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Stroke is a disease caused by cerebral blood flow disturbance. Disturbance of cerebral blood flow could induce oxidative and nitrosative stres. Beside that, stroke is a also neurodegenerative disease that based on several risk factors. Some risk factors of stroke have causative link with oxidative and nitrosative stres. These risk factors include aging, hypertension, smoking, atherosclerosis and diabetes mellitus.


Key words: stroke - risk factor -reactive oxygen species - reactive nitrogen species

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Journal of the Medical Sciences (Berkala Ilmu Kedokteran) by  Universitas Gadjah Mada is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
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