Cerebral Circulatory Changes in Normal Aging and Dementia

  • W. D. Obrist
Part of the Bayer-Symposium book series (BAYER-SYMP, volume 7)

Abstract

Cerebral blood flow (CBF) undergoes a decline with aging, the magnitude of which is a function of health status. Reductions in CBF are correlated with intellectual deterioration and are paralleled by decreases in cerebral metabolic rate. The present paper describes these CBF changes, both in normal senescence and in the dementias of old age.

Keywords

Dioxide Depression Ischemia Dementia Neurol 

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