Cerebral blood flow and metabolism: Physiology and monitoring

Jeremy Fields, Anish Bhardwaj

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Abstract

Cerebral blood flow (CBF) (Fig. 4.1) CBF is tightly regulated because the brain lacks its own stores of glucose and oxygen. With normal blood glucose and oxygen content: Normal CBF = ≥50 mL/100 g/min CBF 15-20 mL/100 g/min results in reversible ischemia CBF <10-15 mL/100 g/min results in irreversible ischemia

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Neurocritical Care
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages51-60
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9781441968418
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • CPP
  • Cerebral physiology and metabolism
  • Measuring and monitoring CBF
  • Multimodality neuromonitoring
  • SAH
  • Secondary insults

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Fields, J., & Bhardwaj, A. (2010). Cerebral blood flow and metabolism: Physiology and monitoring. In Handbook of Neurocritical Care: Second Edition (pp. 51-60). Springer New York. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6842-5_4