Cerebrovascular physiology – article alert #4

Vasopressors and the brain

14- Impact of phenylephrine administration on cerebral tissue oxygen saturation and blood volume is modulated by carbon dioxide in anaesthetized patients – Meng et al.

Brain hemodynamics and cognition

15 – Cognition and hemodynamics – Novak

16- Effect of age on exercise-induced alterations in cognitive executive function: relationship to cerebral perfusion – Lucas et al.

Sepsis and the brain

17- Endotoxemia reduces cerebral perfusion but enhances dynamic cerebrovascular autoregulation at reduced arterial carbon dioxide tension – Brassard et al. (a must-read ;-))

18- How to regulate brain perfusion during sepsis? Breathe rapidly …. Taccone & Beumier

Position and brain blood flow

19- Effect of head rotation on cerebral blood velocity in the prone position – Højlund J et al.

Face cooling and brain blood flow

20- Face cooling with mist water increases cerebral blood flow during exercise: effect of changes in facial skin blood flow – Miyazawa et al.

Exercise training and the brain

21- Cerebral blood flow and cerebrovascular reactivity at rest and during sub-maximal exercise: Effect of age and 12-week exercise training – Murrell et al.

Acute exercise and the brain

22- Differential blood flow responses to CO₂ in human internal and external carotid and vertebral arteries – Sato et al.



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