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Caudoputamen is damaged by hypocapnia during mechanical ventilation in a rat model of chronic cerebral hypoperfusion.

Authors
  • Miyamoto, E
  • Tomimoto, H
  • Nakao Si, S
  • Wakita, H
  • Akiguchi, I
  • Miyamoto, K
  • Shingu, K
Type
Published Article
Journal
Stroke
Publisher
Ovid Technologies Wolters Kluwer -American Heart Association
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2001
Volume
32
Issue
12
Pages
2920–2925
Identifiers
PMID: 11739996
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These results indicate that hypocapnia during anesthesia causes tissue damage in the caudoputamen, which may be responsible for long-lasting postoperative delirium in patients with stroke and/or dementia.

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