CMRO2 - What does CMRO2 stand for? The Free Dictionary
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Wang, "Quantitative mapping of cerebral metabolic rate of oxygen (CMRO2
) using quantitative susceptibility mapping (QSM)," Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, vol.
Studies have demonstrated that CBF, CMRO2
, and CBV values are decreased in the setting of cerebral vasospasm, suggesting dysfunctional vasodilatory compensation in response to ischemia .
It is a cerebral vasoconstrictor by stimulating [[alpha].sub.2]b receptors in the cerebral blood vessels with no effect on CMRO2
. Dexmedetomidine inhibits the cerebral vasodilatation induced by hypercapnia, thus avoiding increased intracranial pressure and brain bulging.