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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A multicenter validation of regional cerebral blood flow quantitation using [123I] iodoamphetamine and single photon emission computed tomography.
The major outcome measure was relative changes in hypothalamic regional cerebral blood flow (CBF) after the drink.
Acute regional cerebral blood flow changes caused by severe head injuries.
Pharmacotherapy and regional cerebral blood flow in children with obsessive compulsive disorder.
Regional cerebral blood flow studies in subarachnoid hemorrhage.
The single-dose injection resulted in significant changes in regional cerebral blood flow and metabolism, the changes being positive in the peri-stroke regions and the healthy brain tissue, with peaks in the basal ganglia, thalamus, and occipital cortex.
The 2-week-long treatment also increased the regional cerebral blood flow (CBF) especially in the thalamus, basal ganglia and visual cortex of the nonsymptomatic hemisphere.
He tested brain tissue underneath the craniectomy for regional cerebral blood flow, cerebral metabolic rate of oxygen and glucose at intervals after the surgery.
Inspection of the aggregate scans by group and task suggested a pattern of diffuse regional cerebral blood flow among subjects with CFS in comparison with the more focalized pattern of regional cerebral blood flow seen in healthy subjects.
AM infusion in animals increases cerebral blood flow in a dose-dependant manner (3, 10), suppresses the reduction in regional cerebral blood flow, and prevents ischemic brain injury after middle cerebral artery occlusion (in vivo in rats) (10).

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