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Anesthesiology Research and Practice
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 647258, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/647258
Research Article

Effect of Head Rotation on Cerebral Blood Velocity in the Prone Position

1Department of Anaesthesia, Sygehus Nord, 4300 Holbæk, Denmark
2Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, 2400 Copenhagen, Denmark
3Department of Anaesthesia, Bispebjerg Hospital Research Unit for Anaesthesia and Intensive Care (B.R.A.IN), Bispebjerg University Hospital, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
4Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Bispebjerg University Hospital, 2400 Copenhagen, Denmark
5Acute Admissions Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Laboratory for Clinical Cardiovascular Physiology, AMC Center for Heart Failure, University of Amsterdam, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
6School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Nottingham Medical School, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK

Received 30 April 2012; Revised 3 July 2012; Accepted 25 July 2012

Academic Editor: Peter Andrews

Copyright © 2012 Jakob Højlund et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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