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MEASUREMENT OF ADULT CEREBRAL HEMODYNAMICS USING NEAR-INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY

ELWELL, CE; OWENREECE, H; COPE, M; WYATT, JS; EDWARDS, AD; DELPY, DT; REYNOLDS, EOR; (1993) MEASUREMENT OF ADULT CEREBRAL HEMODYNAMICS USING NEAR-INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY. ACTA NEUROCHIR 74 - 80.

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Abstract

Near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) is a non invasive, portable, safe technique for monitoring cerebral oxygenation and haemodynamics. Since it does not involve the use of ionising radiation it may be used repeatedly to produce serial measurements of CBF and CBV in patients, and continuously to provide trend data about cerebral circulation changes. NIRS allows measurements to be made at the bedside with minimal disturbance to other monitoring and treatment procedures. Although regional information is not yet available, good time resolution allows rapid changes in cerebral haemodynamics to be observed.

Type: Article
Title: MEASUREMENT OF ADULT CEREBRAL HEMODYNAMICS USING NEAR-INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY
Keywords: NEAR INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY, CEREBRAL HEMODYNAMICS, CEREBRAL OXYGENATION, NEWBORN-INFANTS, BLOOD-VOLUME, PRETERM INFANTS, XE-133 CLEARANCE, OXYGENATION, HEMODYNAMICS, FLOW, SPECTROPHOTOMETRY, HEMOGLOBIN, TISSUE
UCL classification: UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Medical Physics and Bioengineering
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/176859
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