Blood Pressure and the Brain: How Low Can You Go?

Product #: ARC2017-1999

Objectives

  • Both the numeric value of the average lower limit of cerebral blood flow (CBF) autoregulation and its inter-individual variability.
  • The CBF (and BP) thresholds at which CNS dysfunction and then injury are likely to occur.
  • The concept of the CNS blood flow reserve and of the physiologic phenomena that reduce that reserve in some patients.