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Precision blood-leak detector with high long-time stability
Author(s): Christos Georgiadis; Wolfram Kleuver
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Paper Abstract

With this publication a precision blood-leak-detector is presented. The blood-leak-detector is used for recognition of fractures in the dialyzer of a kidney-machine. It has to detect safely a blood flow of ml/min to exclude any risk for the patient. A lot of systems exist for blood-leak-detection. All of them use the same principle. They detect the light absorption in the dialyze fluid. The actual used detectors are inferior to the new developed sensor in resolution and long-time stability. Regular test of the existing systems and high failure rates are responsible for the high maintenance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 November 1999
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3897, Advanced Photonic Sensors and Applications, (11 November 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.369294
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Christos Georgiadis, Univ.-Gesamthochschule Siegen (Germany)
Wolfram Kleuver, aicoss GmbH (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3897:
Advanced Photonic Sensors and Applications
Robert A. Lieberman; Anand Krishna Asundi; Hiroshi Asanuma, Editor(s)

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