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Muscle tissue saturation in humans studied with two non-invasive optical techniques: a comparative study
Author(s): Alfi Shaharin; Emilie Krite Svanberg; Ida Ellerström; Arman Ahamed Subash; Dmitry Khoptyar; Stefan Andersson-Engels; Jonas Åkeson
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Paper Abstract

Muscle tissue saturation (StO2) has been measured with two non–invasive optical techniques and the results were compared. One of the techniques is widely used in the hospitals – the CW-NIRS technique. The other is the photon timeof- flight spectrometer (pTOFS) developed in the Group of Biophotonics, Lund University, Sweden. The wavelengths used in both the techniques are 730 nm and 810 nm. A campaign was arranged to perform measurements on 21 (17 were taken for comparison) healthy adult volunteers (8 women and 13 men). Oxygen saturations were measured at the right lower arm of each volunteer. To observe the effects of different provocations on the oxygen saturation a blood pressure cuff was attached in the upper right arm. For CW-NIRS, the tissue saturation values were in the range from 70-90%, while for pTOFS the values were in the range from 55-60%.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 November 2013
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 9032, Biophotonics—Riga 2013, 90320K (18 November 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2044799
Show Author Affiliations
Alfi Shaharin, Lund Univ. (Sweden)
Emilie Krite Svanberg, Lund Univ. (Sweden)
Skåne Univ. Hospital (Sweden)
Ida Ellerström, Skåne Univ. Hospital (Sweden)
Arman Ahamed Subash, Lund Univ. (Sweden)
Dmitry Khoptyar, Lund Univ. (Sweden)
Stefan Andersson-Engels, Lund Univ. (Sweden)
Jonas Åkeson, Skåne Univ. Hospital (Sweden)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9032:
Biophotonics—Riga 2013
Janis Spigulis; Ilona Kuzmina, Editor(s)

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