Bedside monitoring of cerebral blood flow in patients with acute hemispheric stroke.

@article{Keller2000BedsideMO,
  title={Bedside monitoring of cerebral blood flow in patients with acute hemispheric stroke.},
  author={Emanuela Keller and G{\"o}tz JK Wietasch and Peter Ringleb and Martin Scholz and Stefan Schwarz and Robert Stingele and Stefan Schwab and David Hanley and Werner Hacke},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={511-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the practicability of a new double indicator dilution method for bedside monitoring of cerebral blood flow (CBF) and to assess the clinical value of CBF monitoring as a prognostic tool for outcome and in therapy of elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) in patients with acute hemispheric stroke. DESIGN Prospective study. Clinical evaluation of a new method. SETTING Neurological intensive care unit of a university hospital. PATIENTS Ten patients with acute complete middle… CONTINUE READING