Acute changes in cranial blood flow after cocaine hydrochloride.

Cerebral blood flow (CBF) was measured with the 133Xenon inhalation technique and forehead skin flow with laser Doppler, before and twice after 0.3 milligram/kilogram of cocaine hydrochloride and a placebo given intravenously to six cocaine abusers, during two visits, separated by a minimum of one week. After cocaine, subjects showed significant increases… CONTINUE READING