Inside a Quantitative Analysis of in Vivo Near Infrared Monitoring

  • F. Carta
  • M. Ferrari
  • I. Giannini
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 215)


Measuring human brain function is one of the most formidable scientific/engineering endeavours. Recently spectacular methods such as CT, NMR and PET have eclipsed the importance of relatively simple continuous non-invasive techniques based on the analysis of electromagnetic signals and/or optical features of brain tissue.


Cerebral Blood Volume Apparent Optical Density Transcutaneous Oxygen Tension Visible Reflectance Spectroscopy Infrared Monitoring 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Carta
    • 1
  • M. Ferrari
    • 2
  • I. Giannini
    • 1
  1. 1.EniricercheMonterotondoRomeItaly
  2. 2.Istituto Superiore di SanitaLaboratorio di Fisiopatologia di Organo di SistemaRomeItaly

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