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The Non-Invasive Monitoring of Cerebral Tissue Oxygenation

  • M. S. Thorniley
  • L. N. Livera
  • Y. A. B. D. Wickramasinghe
  • S. A. Spencer
  • P. Rolfe
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 277)

Abstract

In adult and neonatal intensive care there is an obvious need for reliable, non-invasive methods of monitoring cerebral oxygenation and circulation. The technique of near infra-red spectroscopy (NIRS) may have the potential to fulfill this need.

Keywords

Pulse oXimetry Cerebral Blood Volume Inspire Oxygen Total Haemoglobin Periventricular Leukomalacia 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. S. Thorniley
    • 1
  • L. N. Livera
    • 2
  • Y. A. B. D. Wickramasinghe
    • 1
  • S. A. Spencer
    • 2
  • P. Rolfe
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Postgraduate Medicine and Biological Sciences, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Medical PhysicsUniversity of KeeleThornburrow DriveUK
  2. 2.The Neonatal DepartmentNorth Staffordshire Maternity HospitalStoke-on-TrentUK

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