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Metabolic syndrome and cerebral vasomotor reactivity

Published inEuropean Journal of Neurology, vol. 17, no. 12, p. 1457-1462
Publication date2010
Abstract

Metabolic syndrome has been proposed as a risk factor for stroke and transient ischaemic attack. One pathophysiological mechanism could be impairment of endothelial function. Thus, we hypothesized that cerebral vasomotor reactivity would be decreased in patients with metabolic syndrome, compared to patients without metabolic syndrome.

Keywords
  • Brain/blood supply
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders/complications/physiopathology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Metabolic Syndrome/complications/physiopathology
  • Middle Aged
  • Regional Blood Flow/physiology
  • Ultrasonography, Doppler, Transcranial/methods
  • Vasomotor System/physiopathology
  • Cerebral vasomotor reactivity
  • CO2 reactivity
  • Ischaemic stroke
  • Metabolic syndrome
Affiliation Not a UNIGE publication
Citation (ISO format)
GIANNOPOULOS, S et al. Metabolic syndrome and cerebral vasomotor reactivity. In: European Journal of Neurology, 2010, vol. 17, n° 12, p. 1457–1462. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-1331.2010.03087.x
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