Acute cigarette smoking-induced hemodynamic alterations in the common carotid artery - A transcranial Doppler study

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CIRCULATION JOURNAL, vol.68, no.12, pp.1127-1131, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 68 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1253/circj.68.1127
  • Title of Journal : CIRCULATION JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.1127-1131


Background Cigarette smoking has been shown to temporarily alter cerebral flow velocity and vasomotor reactivity, so the anti of this study was to assess the acute effects of smoking a single cigarette on the common carotid artery (CCA) hemodynamics in healthy nonsmokers.