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Dynamic CT measurement of cerebral blood flow: a validation study.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Our objective was to develop a method to correct for the effect of partial volume averaging (PVA) in the CT measurement of contrast enhancement in small arteries, and toExpand
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Preoperative anxiety: detection and contributing factors
The purpose of this study was to determine whether there is a correlation between anxiety the night before surgery and that existing immediately preoperatively, whether anaesthetists can detectExpand
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Myocardial Infarction after Noncardiac Surgery
Background In this study, the authors intensively monitored isoenzyme and electric activity of the heart for the first 7 days after noncardiac surgery in a large group of patients at risk forExpand
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CT assessment of cerebral perfusion: experimental validation and initial clinical experience.
PURPOSE To validate a dynamic single-section computed tomographic (CT) method to measure cerebral blood volume (CBV) and cerebral blood flow (CBF) by using a noncarotid artery as the input and toExpand
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A CT method to measure hemodynamics in brain tumors: validation and application of cerebral blood flow maps.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE CT is an imaging technique that is routinely used for evaluating brain tumors. Nonetheless, imaging often cannot show the distinction between radiation necrosis and neoplasticExpand
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Cervical Spine Motion: A Fluoroscopic Comparison During Intubation with Lighted Stylet, GlideScope, and Macintosh Laryngoscope
The question of which is the optimum technique to intubate the trachea in a patient who may have a cervical(C)-spine injury remains unresolved. We compared, using fluoroscopic video, C-spine motionExpand
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Cardiovascular predictors of in-patient mortality after subarachnoid hemorrhage
Background and PurposeWhether cardiac dysfunction contributes to morbidity and mortality after subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) remains controversial. The objective of this study was to test theExpand
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Acute and chronic pain following craniotomy
Purpose of review The purpose of the review is to describe what is currently known about the mechanisms, incidence and risk factors for acute and chronic postcraniotomy pain. The review will alsoExpand
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Cerebral blood flow during orthostasis: role of arterial CO2.
Reductions in end-tidal Pco(2) (Pet(CO(2))) during upright posture have been suggested to be the result of hyperventilation and the cause of decreases in cerebral blood flow (CBF). The goal of thisExpand
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Cardiac Output and Cerebral Blood Flow: The Integrated Regulation of Brain Perfusion in Adult Humans
Cerebral blood flow (CBF) is rigorously regulated by various powerful mechanisms to safeguard the match between cerebral metabolic demand and supply. The question of how a change in cardiac outputExpand
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