Pressure autoregulation

Autoregulation Coronary Hypertensive

Flow is locally controlled in certain vascular beds by a process termed autoregulation36 Fig. 6.5 . By definition, autoregulation is the ability of an organ to maintain a relatively constant blood flow in the presence of changes in arterial perfusion pressure. The kidneys, brain, and heart are organs that exhibit autoregulation, whereas the skin and lungs are organs with minimal ability for autoregulation. Fig 6.5 Pressure autoregulation in the normal coronary circulation. Note that during...