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Cerebral Cortical Oxygenation and Perfusion during Progressive Normovolaemic Haemodilution with Hetastarch (Volex) and Fluosol-DA

  • T. Shinozuka
  • E. M. Nemoto
  • P. M. Winter
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 215)

Abstract

In a previous study on the effects of normovolaemic haemodilution with Hetastarch on cerebral cortical oxygenation and perfusion, we found that cortical tissue PO2 (PtO2) was unchanged between haematocrits (Hct) of 45 to 38%, but then fell at a rate of about 2.4% per 1% decrease in Hct between Hct of 38% to 5% (Shinozuka, Nemoto and Bleyaert, 1984). Fluosol-DA may delay the fall in cerebral cortical PtO2 during normovolaemic haemodilution compared with haemodilution with Hetastarch.

Keywords

Cerebral Vasospasm Pancuronium Bromide Group Anesthesia Local Cerebral Blood Flow Platinum Microelectrode 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Shinozuka
    • 1
  • E. M. Nemoto
    • 1
  • P. M. Winter
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care MedicineUniversity of Pittsburgh School of MedicinePittsburgUSA

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