Collateral Capacity

What is Collateral Capacity?

Similar to cerebral autoregulation and vasomotor reactivity, cerebral collateral flow reflects an alternative compensatory mechanism to pathological flow conditions

The cerebral collateral pathways include side-to-side via the anterior communicating artery, posterior-to anterior via the posterior communicating artery, and external-to-internal via the ophthalmic artery. TCD can detect reverse velocities in the collaterally perfused arteries, indicating the viability or absence of this compensatory mechanism.

The Viasonix Dolphin’s highly sensitive M-mode display identifies forward or reversed blood flow, throughout the depth range, for analysis of this brain protection mechanism.

Disclaimer of Information & Content

The content of Viasonix Ltd. website is for information only, not advice or guarantee of outcome. Information is gathered and shared from reputable sources; however, Viasonix Ltd. Management is not responsible for errors or omissions in reporting or explanation. No individuals, including those under our active care, should use the information, resources or tools contained within this self-diagnosis or self-treat any health-related condition. Viasonix Ltd. Management gives no assurance or warranty regarding the accuracy, timeliness or applicability or the content.

Contact us via email: info@viasonix.com
Or using the form below.
Our team will respond back quickly!

By clicking "Send Message", you agree to the Privacy Policy.