Elevation of Blood Pressure

In patients with intact cerebral autoregulation and decreased intracranial compliance, decrease in systemic blood pressure will lead to compensatory vasodilation and an increase in CBV [5]. This will lead to a further decrease in CPP, with a spiraling downhill effect and progressive decrease in net cerebral perfusion. On the other hand, patients with impaired cerebral autoregulation may exhibit an increase in ICP with increase in blood pressure. Since it is not possible to predict the presence or absence of autoregulation, it is important to maintain an adequate or even elevated systemic blood pressure to delineate the ICP response.

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