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


ACAR M.

RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, vol.100, no.10, pp.1826-1833, 2006 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 100 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.rmed.2006.01.015
  • Journal Name: RESPIRATORY MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1826-1833

Abstract

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.