Transcranial cerebral oxymetry versus jugular venous oxygen saturation

  • G. Grubhofer
Conference paper


The benefit of carotid thrombendarterectomy in the treatment of carotid artery disease has been confirmed by major clinical trials (2, 7). In order to prevent ischemic brain damage during temporary occlusion of the carotid artery, the adequacy of collateral flow may be monitored by several means (6). This includes:
  • ▸ brain function (EEG recording, SEPs)

  • ▸ cerebral blood flow and perfusion (transcranial Doppler ultra-sonography)

  • ▸ regional cerebral oxygenation (RSO2), jugular venous bulb oxygenation (Sjo2).


Cerebral Blood Flow Carotid Stenosis Cerebral Oxygenation Carotid Artery Disease Carotid Surgery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Grubhofer
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  1. 1.Klinik für Anästhesie & Allg. IntensivmedizinAKH WienWienAustria

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