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Carotid Blood Flow Measurement by Means of Ultrasonic Techniques: Limitations and Clinical Use

  • H. R. Müller
  • E. W. Radue
  • A. Saia
  • C. Pallotti
  • M. Buser

Abstract

Compared with regional cerebral blood flow, volume flow through the precerebral arteries has thus far received little clinical attention. The main reason is that until very recently no appropriate method was available for its noninvasive measurement. But even after the development of ultrasonic flowmeters designed for transcutaneous use (Baker 1970; Peronneau et al. 1970; Doriot et al. 1975; Keller et al. 1976; Furuhata et al. 1978; Gill 1979; Fish 1981) the interest in cranial blood flow measurement remained rather limited.

Keywords

External Carotid Regional Cerebral Blood Flow Ultrasonic Technique Side Difference True Flow 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. R. Müller
    • 1
  • E. W. Radue
    • 1
  • A. Saia
    • 1
  • C. Pallotti
    • 1
  • M. Buser
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurologische Universitätsklinik, KantonsspitalBaselSwitzerland

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