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Near infrared muscle functional monitoring
Author(s): Marco Ferrari; Roberto Alberto De Blasi; Adriano Ferrari; Assunta Pizzi; Valentina Quaresima
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Paper Abstract

The oxygenation of human muscle tissue can be investigated using near IR spectroscopy (NIRS). Oxy and deoxy hemoglobin changes can be quantified combining attenuation measurements with pathlength data obtained by time resolved spectroscopy. This study reports the application of NIRS to non- invasive measurements of quadriceps oxygenation on muscular dystrophy patients during treadmill exercise.

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Date Published: 15 January 1994
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2081, Optical Biopsy, (15 January 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.166820
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Marco Ferrari, Univ. de L'Aquila and Istituto Superiore di Sanita (Italy)
Roberto Alberto De Blasi, Univ. di Roma (Italy)
Adriano Ferrari, Medicina Riabilitativa Ospedale Scandiano (Italy)
Assunta Pizzi, Ctr. di Recupero Funzionale (Italy)
Valentina Quaresima, Univ. de L'Aquila (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2081:
Optical Biopsy

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