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Selection of Candidates for EC/IC Bypass and Evaluation of the Benefit of This Surgery Through a SPECT Study

  • Tsuneyoshi Eguchi
  • Shigeo Iai
  • Takahumi Ide
  • Motoo Nagane
Conference paper

Abstract

An ischemic stroke has two causes in its pathogenesis; hemodynamic and microembolic. For the hemodynamic ischemic stroke, in which a misery perfusion plays a major clinical role, a revascularization such as an EC/IC bypass has the benefit of augmenting the cerebral blood flow (CBF).

Keywords

Cerebral Blood Flow Middle Cerebral Artery Mean Transit Time Cerebral Circulation Bypass Flow 
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© Springer Japan 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tsuneyoshi Eguchi
    • 1
  • Shigeo Iai
    • 1
  • Takahumi Ide
    • 1
  • Motoo Nagane
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of NeurosurgeryKameda General HospitalKamogawa, ChibaJapan

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