Cerebrovascular reserve is impaired in radiation vasculopathy from radiation injury to small arteries and arterioles. Few interventions or medications have been shown to be effective in this disease. We report a unique finding in which a statin contributed to worsening of the cerebrovascular reserve.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)309-310
Number of pages2
JournalPerspectives in Medicine
Issue number1-12
StatePublished - Sep 2012


  • Functional TCD
  • Radiation vasculopathy
  • Statin
  • Vasomotor reactivity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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