Cerebral blood flow during ACTH therapy: especially diurnal changes within the first week of therapy.


Changes in cerebral blood flow (CBF) were evaluated in children with epilepsy treated with adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH) by the Doppler ultrasound method. The average maximal blood velocity (A/L) and maximal end-diastolic blood velocity (d) of the internal carotid artery, as indices of CBF, significantly decreased during ACTH therapy. These values had… (More)


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