regional cerebral blood flow

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regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF),

n the amount of blood flow to a specific region of the brain.
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Regional cerebral blood flow, a very sensitive indicator of brain dysfunction, revealed a decrease in functional activity of the brain in specific regions in fibromyalgia, probably representing a response to high levels of nociceptive neural input.
Regional cerebral blood flow in fibromyalgia: Single-photon-emission computed tomography evidence of reduction in the pontine tegmentum and thalami.
Quantitative assessment of regional cerebral blood flows by perfusion CT studies at low injection rates: A critical review of the underlying theoretical models.
There was no marked difference in pre- and post-ischemic body temperature and regional cerebral blood flow, when compared to vehicle treated control animals (Table 1).
Bouma GJ, Muizelaar JP, Stringer WA et al: Ultra-early evaluation of regional cerebral blood flow in severely head-injured patients using xenon-enhanced computerized tomography.
The study will look for changes in regional cerebral blood flow, which is a marker of brain activity.
The effects of the compound on cognitive endpoints, changes in local cerebral blood flow, reflecting neuronal activation or deactivation during the performance of cognitive tasks, as well as base-line regional cerebral blood flow, were explored.
The PET scans of six patients who received citalopram and six patients who received cognitive-behavioral group therapy showed similar regional cerebral blood flow when the patients were given water labeled with (15) O.
This study was conducted to observe the effect of salvianolic acids (SA) on regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) in rats and on platelet aggregation in vitro and in vivo.
The first study, entitled "Cerebral Blood Flow During Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Depression," used positron emission tomography (PET) scans to identify regions of the brain showing changes in regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) in response to acute vagus nerve stimulation in patients with TRD.
When compared with 16 healthy volunteers, 18 adults with schizophrenia (mean age 30 years) had decreased regional cerebral blood flow in multiple regions of the brain, including the limbic regions of the brain.
The high-resolution regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) technique has been developed by Jarl Risberg, professor of neuropsychology.

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