Cerebral Autoregulation

The intrinsic capacity of the brain to preserve and maintain of constant cerebral blood flow despite changes in dynamic cerebral perfusion pressure by physiological mechanisms including dilation and constriction. Neurogenic stimuli; metabolic factors, and direct intravascular pressure effects on smooth muscle, and endothelium have been implicated.

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