The brain has a high blood now to meet its high obligatory requirement for glucose as a metabolic fuel. Indeed, glucose requirement and blood flow are directly coupled so that the increased metabolic rate during enhanced functional activity of a particular cortical area is associated with increased blood flow. Here a brief review will be given of the most important methods that can be used for the study of cerebral blood flow in human subjects.
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Measurement of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism in Man
Clin Sci (Lond) (1982) 62 (6): 567-572.
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N. A. Lassen; Measurement of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism in Man. Clin Sci (Lond) 1 June 1982; 62 (6): 567–572. doi: https://doi.org/10.1042/cs0620567
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