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A Method and a Device for Diagnostics of the Functional State of Peripheral Vessels of the Upper Limbs

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The article suggests a method and a device for diagnostics of the functional state of peripheral vessels of the upper limbs, which provide identification of angiospastic disorders with a lower probability of false-negative result, allowing thereby the quality of diagnostics to be improved. The suggested approach is based on combined application of laser Doppler flowmetry and contact thermometry during an occlusion test. The obtained results can be used in various fields of medicine for the development of multi-functional non-invasive diagnostic systems for the diagnosis and prevention of diseases associated with changes in the functional state of peripheral vessels.

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Translated from Meditsinskaya Tekhnika, Vol. 51, No. 1, Jan.-Feb., 2017, pp. 33-37.

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Zherebtsova, A.I., Zherebtsov, E.A., Dunaev, A.V. et al. A Method and a Device for Diagnostics of the Functional State of Peripheral Vessels of the Upper Limbs. Biomed Eng 51, 46–51 (2017).

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