Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, John DeLuca, Bruce Caplan

Cerebral Perfusion Pressure

  • Gary TyeEmail author
  • John Brown
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_306


Cerebral perfusion pressure (CPP) is the net pressure of flow of the blood to the brain, which is the difference between the mean arterial pressure (MAP) and the intracranial pressure (ICP).


References and Readings

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NeurosurgeryVirginia Commonwealth UniversityRichmondUSA
  2. 2.Medical College of GeorgiaAugustaUSA