Regulation of Cerebral Blood Flow (CBF) during Hypoxia and Epileptic Seizures

  • Eörs Dóra
  • Arisztid G. B. Kovách
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 191)


The exact mechanism as how cerebral vessels are dilated and CBF increases during arterial hypoxia and epileptic Scizures is still poorly understood (Kuschinsky and Wahl, 1978; Winn et al., 1981a; Dora, 1984a). Because recently it was suggested that adenosine may fulfill a critical role in the regulation of CBF (Winn et al,, 1981a), and Jöbsis (1977) postulated cytochrome oxidase as being responsible for the dilatation of cerebral vessels during hypoxia, the present study was devoted to get further data on these issues.


Cerebral Blood Flow Epileptic Seizure Brain Cortex Adenosine Deaminase Cortical Blood Flow 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eörs Dóra
    • 1
  • Arisztid G. B. Kovách
    • 1
  1. 1.Experimental Research Department and 2nd Institute of PhysiologySemmelweis University Medical SchoolBudapestHungary

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