Electroencephalography (EEG) is an indirect, qualitative measurement of cerebral blood flow in patients undergoing cerebrovascular surgery. EEG is a highly sensitive marker of cerebral blood flow, with a strong correlation between alterations in the EEG and diminished cerebral blood flow. The technique has become commonplace for monitoring CBF in patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy. For intra-cranial procedures, surface EEG strips can be used. Techniques for intraoperative cerebral protection, such as barbiturate administration or hypothermia, may limit the sensitivity of
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