Effects of barbiturate sedation on the brain in toxemia of pregnancy.

@article{McCall1952EffectsOB,
  title={Effects of barbiturate sedation on the brain in toxemia of pregnancy.},
  author={M. McCall and H. W. Taylor},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Association},
  year={1952},
  volume={149 1},
  pages={
          51-4
        }
}
Recently quantitative studies of cerebral circulation and metabolism have been carried out on women with toxemia of pregnancy. 1 It was found that the cerebral blood flow was not affected by any type of toxemia. The most striking departure from normal was the presence of a greatly increased cerebrovascular resistance, thought to be due to vasospasm. In eclampsia with convulsions, there was a depression of cerebral oxygen metabolism. This knowledge has given us a new insight into the… Expand
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