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

Attenuation Lactate Pyruvate WEINSTEIN Antipyrine 

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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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