Basilar artery blood flow velocity changes in patients with panic disorder following 35% carbon dioxide challenge


Alkin T., Tural U., Onur E., Ozturk V., Monkul E. S., KUTLUK M. K.

PROGRESS IN NEURO-PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY, vol.31, no.1, pp.115-122, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.pnpbp.2006.08.004
  • Journal Name: PROGRESS IN NEURO-PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.115-122
  • Keywords: blood flow, carbon dioxide, panic disorder, paroxetine, transcranial Doppler, MIDDLE CEREBRAL-ARTERY, TRANSCRANIAL DOPPLER ULTRASONOGRAPHY, CO2 REACTIVITY, AGORAPHOBIA SCALE, ANXIETY DISORDER, BRAIN, HYPERVENTILATION, PRESSURE, ULTRASOUND, RESPONSES
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Purpose: We compared the mean basilar artery blood flow velocity (BABFV) between patients with panic disorder and healthy subjects both at rest and immediately following carbon dioxide (CO2) challenge, and examined the effects of treatment on BABFV.