Regional Cerebral Blood Flow and Oxygen Utilization in Edema Associated with Cerebral Tumors

  • Adriaan A. Lammertsma
  • Richard J. S. Wise
  • Terry Jones


Brain edema is a common complication in a variety of brain lesions. Based on different pathogenetic mechanisms, it is normally classified into two different types: vasogenic and cytotoxic , although an extension to a total of four basic categories has been proposed4. Because of the difference in pathogenesis underlying each type of edema, in this study only results obtained in edema associated with brain tumors will be presented, i.e. vasogenic edema.


White Matter Brain Edema Regional Cerebral Blood Flow Normal White Matter Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Adriaan A. Lammertsma
    • 1
  • Richard J. S. Wise
    • 1
  • Terry Jones
    • 1
  1. 1.MRC Cyclotron UnitHammersmith HospitalLondonUK

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