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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Various physiological events were thought to lead to encephalopathy such as cerebral oedema, cerebral haemorrhage, hyponatraemia, fulminant hepatic failure6, cerebral anoxia, micro-capillary haemorrhage and release of toxic products7.
A post-mortem examination revealed Miss Cannings died as a result of cerebral anoxia as a result of hanging.
6) Although the exact incidence of DPHL is unknown, the precipitating event typically involves cerebral anoxia, which can occur through carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, strangulation, cardiac arrest, respiratory failure, and overdose from sedatives and narcotics (Table 2) (7) DPHL was first observed in a small percentage (2.
The third patient did not have any overt cerebral anoxia but had received a blood transfusion preceding this event.
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.