Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Autoregulation of the Cerebral Vessels

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_341

Definition

Autoregulation of the cerebral vessels refers to the capability of the cerebral vascular system to hold the cerebral perfusion stable during a wide range of systemic blood pressure.

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