Fastigial pressor response observed during an operation on a patient with cerebellar bleeding--an anatomical review and clinical significance.


The fastigial pressor response (FPR) consists of an abrupt rise in blood pressure and tachycardia with hyperpneic response. The FPR is an important sign in posterior fossa surgery for respiration in postoperative patients. The authors experienced a distinct pressor, tachycardiac, and hyperpneic response elicited when controlling bleeding using a bipolar… (More)


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