Cerebrovascular physiology – article alert #32

Brain autoregulation

133- Dynamic cerebral autoregulation in subjects with Alzheimer’s disease, mild cognitive imparment, and controls: evidence for increased peripheral vascular resistance with possible predictive value – Gommer et al.

134- The frequency response of cerebral autoregulation – Fraser et al.

Lower body positive pressure and the brain

135- Middle cerebral artery blood flow velocity in response to lower body positive pressure – Perry et al.

Hypothermia after cardiac arrest and the brain

136-  Mild therapeutic hypothermia is superior to controlled normothermia for the maintenance of blood pressure and cerebral oxygenation, prevention of organ damage and suppression of oxidative stress after cardiac arrest in a porcine model – Ostadal et al.

Orthostatic tolerance and the brain

137- Slow breathing as a means to improve orthostatic tolerance: a randomized sham-controlled trial – Lucas et al.

Vasopressors and the brain

138- Haemodynamic effects of glycopyrrolate pre-treatment before phenylephrine infusion during spinal anaesthesia for caesarean delivery – Ngan Kee et al.

139- Cerebral effects of commonly used-vasopressor-inotropes: A study in newborn piglets – Hahn et al.

Obstructive sleep apnea and the brain

140- Cerebral oxygenation during sleep in patients with obstructive sleep apnea: A near-infrared spectroscopy study – Akhan et al.

Heart failure and the brain

141- Can early changes in cerebral oxygenation during submaximal exercise predict outcomes in heart failure patients ? – Rafai et al.


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