Absolute Measurement of Brain Blood Flow Using Non-Diffusible Isotopes

  • W. H. Oldendorf

Abstract

We have pursued non-diffusible intravenous tracer techniques because of their safety and simplicity of administration and interpretation. If sufficiently safe and simple to administer, such a technique could be used in population surveys where repeated studies of flow might be desirable. This would allow, for example, prospective studies of stroke-proneness.

Keywords

Albumin Pentobarbital Antipyrine 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. H. Oldendorf
    • 1
  1. 1.UCLA School of MedicineLos AngelesUSA

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