cerebral anoxia

cerebral anoxia

a condition in which oxygen is deficient in brain tissue. This state, which is caused by circulatory failure, can exist for no more than 4 to 6 minutes before the onset of irreversible brain damage.
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At the inquest, acting Teesside assistant coroner Malcolm Donnelly read from a post-mortem report prepared by Dr Jan William Lowe which con-firmed the cause of Mr Thomas's death was cerebral anoxia and hanging.
Impairment of cerebral circulation leads to cerebral anoxia and loss of neuronal function.
Scans revealed that the incident caused cerebral anoxia as the oxygen supply to his brain had been cut off.
Mr Bowen said Mr Cripps died of cerebral anoxia, or reduced oxygen to the brain, resulting from vomit blocking his lungs.
He details the neuropathologic basis, neurology, symptoms, prognosis, assessment, and treatment of these disorders resulting from conditions that cause damage to the brain in childhood, including traumatic brain injury, cerebrovascular accidents, and brain tumors, as well as less common disorders caused by cerebral anoxia, inborn errors of metabolism, neural tube defects, infections, radiation induced brain damage, and convulsive disorders.
Safi - The public prosecutor at the Safi's appeal court said on Monday that the report submitted by experts in forensic medicine showed that the death of Kamal Ammari at the Safi's Mohammed V hospital is due to a severe pneumopathy with cerebral anoxia.
Protective effect of DM-9384, a novel pyrrolidone derivative, against experimental cerebral anoxia.
The condition of methemoglobinemia is characterized by cyanosis, stupor, and cerebral anoxia.
Cerebral anoxia due to hypotension, hypoxaemia and cardiac dysrhythmias was excluded on the basis of intraoperative monitoring.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy may be able to reduce brain hyperperfusion associated with cerebral anoxia following a stroke, according to findings from a small study presented at a symposium on hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Irreversible cerebral anoxia, or lowered oxygen to the brain, due to asphyxiation serves as the mechanism of death.