NIRS-monitored spontaneous cerebral oscillations in healthy subjects and stroke patients showed good correlation between hemispheres at cardiac frequency in both groups, but significantly reduced correlation at respiratory frequency for patients, possibly revealing impaired cerebral autoregulation.
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J. J. Selb, S. Muehlschlegel, S. G. Diamond, M. A. Franceschini, L. H. Schwamm, and D. A. Boas, "Disruption of Dynamic Cerebral Autoregulation in Ischemic Stroke Patients Assessed by Continuous-Wave NIRS," in Biomedical Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper BSuD4.
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