Local PO2 and O2-Consumption in the Isolated Sciatic Nerve

  • K. Kunze
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 37 A)


Local oxygen pressure can be measured by means of Ptmicro-needle electrodes and this gives information about oxydative tissue metabolism. Under special conditions local oxygen consumption in tissue can be estimated with this technique too.


Sciatic Nerve Conduction Velocity Oxygen Transport Pure Oxygen Local Oxygen 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Kunze
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  1. 1.Department of Clinical NeurophysiologyNeurological Clinical University of GiessenGiessenGermany

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