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The Cerebral Microcirculation

Handbook of Physiology, The Cardiovascular System, Microcirculation

  1. Ronald F Tuma

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp020411

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Tuma, R. F. 2011. The Cerebral Microcirculation. Comprehensive Physiology. 485–520.

Author Information

  1. Department of Physiology, Temple University School of Medicine, North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Historical Background
  • 2
    Architecture
  • 3
    Blood–Brain Barrier
  • 4
    Regulation of Cerebral Blood Flow
    • 4.1
      Metabolic control
    • 4.2
      Myogenic control
    • 4.3
      Neural control
    • 4.4
      Endothelial control
    • 4.5
      Humoral control
    • 4.6
      Autoregulation
  • 5
    Inflammation in the CNS
    • 5.1
      Following ischemia and trauma
    • 5.2
      During autoimmune disease
  • 6
    Age-Related Changes
  • 7
    Conclusion