Hypotensive extremely low birth weight infants have reduced cerebral blood flow.

@article{Munro2004HypotensiveEL,
  title={Hypotensive extremely low birth weight infants have reduced cerebral blood flow.},
  author={Michael Munro and Adrian Mark Walker and Charles P. Barfield},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2004},
  volume={114 6},
  pages={1591-6}
}
OBJECTIVES Whether extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants are at risk of cerebral hypoperfusion is uncertain because key issues concerning their cerebral blood flow (CBF) and mean arterial pressure (MAP) are unresolved: (1) whether CBF is pressure-passive or autoregulated; (2) the normal level of MAP; and (3) whether inotropic drugs used to increase MAP might inadvertently impair CBF. We addressed these issues in ELBW infants undergoing intensive care. METHODS CBF (measured by near… CONTINUE READING
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