Can pulse oxymetry be used for measuring intestinal blood flow?


Ates O., Agartan C. A., HAKGÜDER F. G., OLGUNER M., Yenici O., Akgur F. M.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, vol.17, no.3, pp.199-202, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-2007-965143
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.199-202
  • Keywords: intestinal volvulus, intestinal ischemia, blood flow measurement, pulse oxymeter, OXIMETRY
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aim: When studying intestinal blood flow (IBF) using radiolabeled erythrocytes in the rabbit intestinal volvulus model, we also evaluated whether a pulse oxymeter (POX) could be used for the measurement of intestinal blood flow.