SPECT Measurements of Regional Cerebral Blood Flow, Blood Volume, and Hematocrit in Stroke

  • Fumihiko Sakai
  • Hisaka Igarashi
  • Syuichi Suzuki
  • Yoshiaki Tazaki


In the present study, single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) was used for the measurement of regional cerebral blood flow (CBF), blood volume (CBV), and cerebral hematocrit (Hct) in normal subjects and patients with occlusive cerebral vascular diseases. Using these three cerebral hemodynamic parameters, regional pathophysiology during the acute stages of cerebral infarction and transient ischemic attack (TIA) was investigated.


Cerebral Infarction Transient Ischemic Attack Cereb Blood Flow Arterial Activity Ischemic Hemisphere 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fumihiko Sakai
  • Hisaka Igarashi
  • Syuichi Suzuki
  • Yoshiaki Tazaki
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  1. 1.Department of Medicine, School of MedicineKitasato UniversitySagamihara, Kanagawa 228Japan

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