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Infrared cerebral oximeter: summary of recent clinical case histories
Author(s): Gary D. Lewis; James M. Flemming; Ronald A. Widman
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Paper Abstract

Time dependent records obtained with a cerebral oximeter are presented. Case studies include the monitoring of patients undergoing neurovascular and open heart procedures during conditions of extracorporeal circulatory support, deep hypothermia and circulatory arrest. An example of a response curve during injection of infrared tracer into the cerebral circulation is presented; recordings of desaturation periods as a result of induced hypoxia in adult volunteers are included.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 May 1992
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1641, Physiological Monitoring and Early Detection Diagnostic Methods, (6 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.59358
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Gary D. Lewis, Somanetics Corp. (United States)
James M. Flemming, Somanetics Corp. (United States)
Ronald A. Widman, Somanetics Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1641:
Physiological Monitoring and Early Detection Diagnostic Methods
Thomas S. Mang, Editor(s)

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