Metabolic Mechanisms of Vasodilation Blood flow is closely coupled to tissue metabolic activity in most organs of the body.
Venous drainage[ edit ] The venous drainage of the cerebrum can be separated into two subdivisions: The superficial system is composed of dural venous sinuseswhich have wall composed of dura mater as opposed to a traditional vein. The dural sinuses are therefore located on the surface of the cerebrum.
The most prominent of these sinuses is the superior sagittal sinus which flows in the sagittal plane under the midline of the cerebral vault, posteriorly and inferiorly to the confluence of sinuseswhere the superficial drainage joins with the sinus that primarily drains the deep venous system.
From here, two transverse sinuses bifurcate and travel laterally and inferiorly in an S-shaped curve that form the sigmoid sinuses which go on to form the two jugular veins. In the neck, the jugular veins parallel the upward course of the carotid arteries and drain blood into the superior vena cava.
The deep venous drainage is primarily composed of traditional veins inside the deep structures of the brain, which join behind the midbrain to form the vein of Galen. This vein merges with the inferior sagittal sinus to form the straight sinus which then joins the superficial venous system mentioned above at the confluence of sinuses.
Physiology[ edit ] Cerebral blood flow CBF is the blood supply to the brain in a given period of time. This equates to an average perfusion of 50 to 54 millilitres of blood per grams of brain tissue per minute.
Too little blood flow ischemia results if blood flow to the brain is below 18 to 20 ml per g per minute, and tissue death occurs if flow dips below 8 to 10 ml per g per minute.
In brain tissue, a biochemical cascade known as the ischemic cascade is triggered when the tissue becomes ischemic, potentially resulting in damage to and the death of brain cells. Medical professionals must take steps to maintain proper CBF in patients who have conditions like shockstrokecerebral edemaand traumatic brain injury.
Cerebral blood flow is determined by a number of factors, such as viscosity of blood, how dilated blood vessels are, and the net pressure of the flow of blood into the brain, known as cerebral perfusion pressurewhich is determined by the body's blood pressure. In normal individuals it should be above 50 mm Hg.
For example, they dilate in response to higher levels of carbon dioxide in the blood and constrict to lower levels of carbon dioxide.
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|Cerebral circulation - Wikipedia||Muscle Blood Flow During exercise, blood flow increases in working muscle as a function of workload, and the relationship is quite linear Saltin et al. Muscle perfusion during exercise for a sedentary individual is about milliliters per minute in grams of tissue, and it can rise to milliliters per minute in trained athletes Saltin et al.|
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