Extracranial carotid Doppler ultrasound evaluation of cerebral blood flow volume in COPD patients


RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, vol.100, no.10, pp.1826-1833, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 100 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.rmed.2006.01.015
  • Title of Journal : RESPIRATORY MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.1826-1833


Objective: Doppler ultrasound of extracranial internal carotid artery (ICA) and vertebral artery (VA) were performed and total cerebral blood flow volume (tCBFV) was evaluated in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. CBFV changes due to blood gas changes were also evaluated.