PAUL W. CLOUGH, M.D.
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The irreparable damage to brain tissue and function which follows a gross failure of its blood supply makes a study of the cerebral circulation and of local disease of its vessels a matter of primary importance. At present there is no way to foresee a cerebral hemorrhage or to control it after it begins, and this has also been true of most cases of extensive thrombosis. Once the damage has been inflicted, nothing can be accomplished except to salvage what functional capacity may have been spared by suitable rehabilitation procedures.
Some encouragement is warranted, however, by recent reports that a
CLOUGH PW. INTERMITTENT INSUFFICIENCY OF THE CEREBRAL ARTERIAL CIRCULATION. Ann Intern Med. 1958;49:223–228. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-49-1-223
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;49(1):223-228.
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