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Effects of Hyperventilation on Focal Brain Damage Following Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion

  • N. Battistini
  • M. Casacchia
  • A. Bartolini
  • G. Bava
  • C. Fieschi

Abstract

Several experimental and clinical data were presented in the last Lund Symposium on CBF-CSF, demonstrating the paradoxical effects of CO2 on occluded vascular beds [6]. Since the “counter-steal” or “inverse-steal” phenomenon has many physiological and clinical implications, we made the present experiments to investigate the effects of hypocapnia on CBF in focal cerebral ischaemia.

Keywords

Cerebral Blood Flow Middle Cerebral Artery Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion Brain Edema Focal Cerebral Ischaemia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Battistini
    • 1
  • M. Casacchia
    • 1
  • A. Bartolini
    • 1
  • G. Bava
    • 1
  • C. Fieschi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurology and PsychiatryUniversity of GenoaItaly

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