Non-Invasive Measurement
of the Neonatal Cerebral & Splanchnic
Circulation by Near-Infrared Spectroscopy

By Gunnar Naulaers
November 2003
Leuven University Press
ISBN: 90-5867-326-X
170 pages, Illustrated, 6 " x 9 "
$62.50 Paper Original

Contents of this Ph.D. dissertation include: Cerebral complications in the neonatal intensive care, Gastro-intestinal complications in neonatal intensive care, Near-infrared spectroscopy, Measurement of cerebral blood flow and cerebral blood volume by NIRS, Measurement of cerebral oxygenation, Literature review of measurements of cerebral oxygenation and cerebral blood flow using near-infrared spectroscopy in neonates, Continuous measurement of cerebral blood flow and cerebral haemoglobin oxygen saturation with NIRO 300 in Neonatology, Use of NIRO 300 monitor, Measurement of the different parameters, Measurement of normal values of TOI in prematurely born infants, Conclusions.

Acta Biomedica Lovaniensia No. 295

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