Changes in Blood Flow in the Common Femoral Artery Related to Inactivity and Muscle Atrophy in Individuals with Long-Standing Paraplegia

  • Maria T. E. Hopman
  • W. N. J. C. van Asten
  • B. Oeseburg
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 388)


A spinal cord lesion refers to a partial or total disruption of the structural and functional integrity of the spinal cord, which is often caused by some sort of trauma, and results in impairments such as paralysis, loss of sensation and autonomic dysfunctioning.


Pulsatility Index Common Femoral Artery Spinal Cord Lesion Blood Flow Change Blood Redistribution 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria T. E. Hopman
    • 1
  • W. N. J. C. van Asten
    • 2
  • B. Oeseburg
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyUniversity of NijmegenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Clinical Vascular LaboratoryUniversity of NijmegenThe Netherlands

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