Principles of Central Nervous System Monitoring in Humans

  • R.-D. Treede

Abstract

Central nervous system (CNS) monitoring now plays an increasingly important role in anesthesiology. As illustrated in Table 1, this is due to two major questions that are of interest intra-operatively: (1) How does anesthesia affect the brain? and (2) How does surgery affect the brain? In addition to the effects of drugs and surgical lesions, those caused by temperature and ischemia are also assessed in CNS monitoring.

Keywords

Phosphorus Ischemia Cage Neurol Deoxyglucose 

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