A Semiconductor Laser Used for Direct Measurement of the Blood Perfusion of Tissue

F.F.M. de Mul, M.H. Koelink, M.H. Koelink, A.L. Weijers, Jan Greve, J.G. Aarnoudse, R. Graaff, A.C.M. Dassel

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    Abstract

    An instrument consisting merely of a semiconductor laser in its own housing was used to measure the blood perfusion in tissue. Use is made of the feedback of Doppler-scattered light to the photodiode in the laser housing. A recording perfusion of a finger under occlusion of blood flow in the arm is shown
    Original languageUndefined
    Pages (from-to)208-210
    Number of pages3
    JournalIEEE transactions on biomedical engineering
    Volume40
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1993

    Keywords

    • METIS-129488
    • IR-24687

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