Accession Number : ADA328296

Title :   A Comparison of Cerebral Blood Flow in Migraineurs during Headache-Free and Treatment Periods.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 15 Sep 95-14 Sep 96,

Corporate Author : BUFFALO INST FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH NY

Personal Author(s) : Bednarczyk, Edward M.

PDF Url : ADA328296

Report Date : OCT 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 21

Abstract : The pathophysiology of migraine headache (HA) remains poorly understood as do the mechanisms of action of most anti-migraine drugs. The following is the annual report of a study of cerebral blood flow (CBF) in migraine headache compared to values following treatment with the 5HT(1d) agonist sumatriptan and a headache free state.

Descriptors :   *HEADACHES, BRAIN, PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, PHARMACOLOGICAL ANTAGONISTS, BLOOD CIRCULATION, CEREBRUM, ISCHEMIA, VASOCONSTRICTING, VASODILATION.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Pharmacology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE