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Quantification of muscle oxygenation and flow of healthy volunteers during cuff occlusion of arm and leg flexor muscles and plantar flexion exercise
Author(s): Turgut Durduran; Guoqiang Yu; Chao Zhou; Gwen Lech; Britton Chance; Arjun G. Yodh
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Paper Abstract

A hybrid instrument combining near infrared and diffuse correlation spectroscopies was used to measure muscle oxygenation and blood flow dynamics during cuff occlusion and ischemia. Measurements were done on six healthy subjects on their arm and leg flexor muscles. Hemodynamic response was characterized for blood oxygen saturation, total hemoglobin concenration and relative blood flow speed. The characterization allowed us to define the normal response range as well as showing the feasibility of using a hybrid instrument for dynamic measurements.

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Date Published: 29 July 2003
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4955, Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy of Tissue V, (29 July 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.476880
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Turgut Durduran, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States)
Guoqiang Yu, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States)
Chao Zhou, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States)
Gwen Lech, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States)
Britton Chance, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States)
Arjun G. Yodh, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4955:
Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy of Tissue V
Britton Chance; Robert R. Alfano; Bruce J. Tromberg; Mamoru Tamura; Eva M. Sevick-Muraca, Editor(s)

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