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Fiber optic photoplethysmograph
Author(s): Leszek J. Bokun; Andrzej W. Domanski
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Paper Abstract

Using a very well known characteristic of infrared radiation absorbance by human skin versus the length of radiation wave and by application of the newest achievements of radiation detecting techniques and very fast computing techniques - the authors have designed and manufactured the complete computer system for noninvasive diagnosis of blood vessels in legs. As the basic unit in this system, fiber-optic photoplethysmograph was applied. The measurement method used here was very well described by V. Blazek and some other scientists. This article presents photoplethysmograph and all features of the computer system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1991
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1420, Optical Fibers in Medicine VI, (1 July 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.43894
Show Author Affiliations
Leszek J. Bokun, Optimum Co. (Poland)
Andrzej W. Domanski, Optimum Co. (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1420:
Optical Fibers in Medicine VI
Abraham Katzir, Editor(s)

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