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Brain blood flow and mean transit time as related to aging.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7351307     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Brain blood flow and mean transit time were measured in 41 normotensive control subjects aged from 21 to 76 years by using the intravenous 131I-RISA external counting method. The results showed a significant prolongation of mean transit time and a tendency to increase in brain blood volume relating to advancing age but no change in the blood flow. This indicates that prolonged transit time in the aged is probably due to the increased brain blood volume.
Authors:
M Fujishima; T Omae
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gerontology     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0304-324X     ISO Abbreviation:  Gerontology     Publication Date:  1980  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-03-17     Completed Date:  1980-03-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7601655     Medline TA:  Gerontology     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  104-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Aging*
Blood Volume
Cerebrovascular Circulation*
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Time Factors

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