Detection of Blood Flow to the Brain by Radionuclide Cerebral Imaging

  • Jan Arthur Schwartz
  • David Brill
  • John Baxter


The Guidelines for the Determination of Death provide two separate diagnostic pathways, the clinical pathway and the irreversible ischemic pathway, by which diagnosis of clinically suspected brain death may be confirmed (President’s Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research, 1981).


Cerebral Blood Flow Brain Death Clinical Pathway Clinical Brain Brain Death Determination 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Arthur Schwartz
    • 1
  • David Brill
    • 2
  • John Baxter
    • 3
  1. 1.Departments of Anesthesiology and PediatricsGeisinger Clinic, Geisinger Medical CenterDanvilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of Nuclear Imaging, Division of RadiologyGeisinger Clinic, Geisinger Medical CenterDanvilleUSA
  3. 3.Department of Special Procedures, Division of RadiologyGeisinger Clinic, Geisinger Medical CenterDanvilleUSA

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