Simulation and Modelling of near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) as Brain Monitor (Short Report)


Near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) is a method for non-invasive monitoring of cerebral oxygenation and haemodynamics. Different devices provide information on changes of oxygenated (HbO2) and deoxygenated haemoglobin (HHb), oxidized cytochrome aa3 (CytOx) or regional oxygen saturation (rSO2). NIRS has been used during adult and paediatric cardiac surgery.

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Ali, M. (2014) Simulation and Modelling of near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) as Brain Monitor. Spectral Analysis Review, 2, 3-5. doi: 10.4236/sar.2014.22002.

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