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Novel multi wavelength sensor concept to measure carboxy- and methemoglobin concentration non-invasively
Author(s): Ulrich Timm; Jens Kraitl; Helge Gewiss; Svend Kamysek; Beate Brock; Hartmut Ewald
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Paper Abstract

This paper will describe a novel multi-wavelength photometric method to measure carboxyhemoglobin (COHb) and methemoglobin (MetHb) concentration non-invasively.

COHb and MetHb are so called dysfunctional hemoglobin derivatives and they are not able to carry oxygen. Standard pulse oximeters are only able to measure two derivatives, namely oxyhemoglobin (O2Hb) and deoxyhemoglobin (HHb) but the presence of other derivatives in the blood may distort the readings. The paper presents a new approach of a noninvasive sensor system to measure COHb and MetHb and the validation in vivo and in vitro.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 March 2016
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9715, Optical Diagnostics and Sensing XVI: Toward Point-of-Care Diagnostics, 97150S (4 March 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2211658
Show Author Affiliations
Ulrich Timm, Univ. of Rostock (Germany)
Jens Kraitl, Univ. of Rostock (Germany)
Helge Gewiss, Univ. of Rostock (Germany)
Svend Kamysek, Univ. of Rostock (Germany)
Beate Brock, Univ. of Rostock (Germany)
Hartmut Ewald, Univ. of Rostock (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9715:
Optical Diagnostics and Sensing XVI: Toward Point-of-Care Diagnostics
Gerard L. Coté, Editor(s)

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