Brain Tissue Oxygen Monitoring

  • Troels Halfeld Nielsen


Monitoring of brain tissue oxygenation represents one of an array of regional cerebral monitors including microdialysis for measurement of regional metabolism, thermal diffusion probes for measurements of CBF and near-infrared spectroscopy that also measures brain tissue oxygenation. Common for all modalities is that they comprise a supplement to the routinely used ICP monitoring. These regional monitors have gained increasing interest over the last two decades because they open up possibilities to develop treatment strategies aiming at optimizing not only ICP but also cerebral blood flow, oxygenation and metabolism.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryOdense University HospitalOdenseDenmark

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