Influence of CO2 on Polarographic Oxygen Sensors

  • H. P. Kimmich
  • F. Kreuzer
  • J. Spaan
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 191)


For the assessment of oxygen transport to tissue, both for physiological research and clinical routine monitoring, continuous measurement of PO2 is essential. Both during in vitro and in vivo experiments oxygen is generally not present alone but is in close relation to other blood gases, especially CO2. It is thus important to know and understand the effects of variable CO2 concentrations on the oxygen measurement.


Oxygen Reduction Oxygen Electrode Automatic Gain Control Oxygen Cell Polarographic Reduction 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. P. Kimmich
    • 1
  • F. Kreuzer
    • 1
  • J. Spaan
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysiologyUniversity of NijmegenNijmegenThe Netherlands

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