Physiological Aspects of Brain Ischaemia in the Experimental Primate and Man

  • Lindsay Symon
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 35)


This paper will review some of the general pathophysiology of focal ischaemia as determined in the experimental primate, and will attempt to draw some analogies with man in the circumstances of subarachnoid haemorrhage or acute vascular occlusion during aneurysm surgery. This latter presents us with the closest approximation to experimental laboratory studies which we are likely to have in man.


Cerebral Blood Flow Middle Cerebral Artery Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion Regional Cerebral Blood Flow Cerebral Circulation 


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  • Lindsay Symon
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  1. 1.Gough-Cooper Department of Neurological SurgeryThe National HospitalLondonEngland

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