Changes in Electrophysiological and Metabolic Indices of Brain Activity Associated with Elevated Intracranial Pressure and Transtentorial Herniation
These studies compared metabolic and electrophysiological indices of regional brain function in a model of unilateral transtentorial herniation associated with elevated intracranial pressure (Nagao et al. 1979a; Nagao et al. 1979b). Metabolic assessments of regional brain function employed qualitative applications of the [14C] deoxyglucose ([14C]DG) technique to infer changes in rates of glucose utilization and brain activity in specific brain structures (Sokoloff et al. 1977). Electrophysiological studies employed auditory evoked potentials (AEP’s).
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