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Cerebral blood volume

150 ml.

Quantitative measurement of cerebral blood volume (CBV, defined as ml blood in 100 ml brain) is useful for advancing our understanding of brain physiology and pathophysiology 1) 2).


Perfusion computed tomography (CT) is a technique that allows rapid qualitative and quantitative evaluation of cerebral perfusion by generating maps of cerebral blood flow (CBF), cerebral blood volume (CBV), and mean transit time (MTT).

see Relative cerebral blood volume.

1)
Derdeyn CP, Videen TO, Yundt KD, Fritsch SM, Carpenter DA, Grubb RL, Powers WJ. Variability of cerebral blood volume and oxygen extraction: stages of cerebral haemodynamic impairment revisited. Brain. 2002;125(Pt 3):595–607.
2)
Kavec M, Usenius JP, Tuunanen PI, Rissanen A, Kauppinen RA. Assessment of cerebral hemodynamics and oxygen extraction using dynamic susceptibility contrast and spin echo blood oxygenation level-dependent magnetic resonance imaging: applications to carotid stenosis patients. Neuroimage. 2004;22:258–267
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