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low blood pressure what is too low to perfuse brain?

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Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends on blood flo: Pressure is the moving force getting blood to a body part including the brain. What counts is not the pressure but the quality and quantity of the blood getting to the brain. Obviously some pressures are incompatible with adequate blood supply but the answer depends on other factors such as arterial blockage, chronic hypertension, coronary artery disease, aortic valve problems.
Answered on Mar 26, 2020

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