Investigation into the use of a new oesophageal pulse oximeter in cardiothoracic surgery patients

Powell, S., Kyriacou, P. A., Jones, D. P. & Langford, R. M. (2001). Investigation into the use of a new oesophageal pulse oximeter in cardiothoracic surgery patients. British Journal of Anaesthesia, 87(4), 660P-660P. doi: 10.1093/bja/87.4.654

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Abstract

Conventional pulse oximetry may fail when peripheral circulation is compromised. We have investigated the use of a new oesophageal reflectance pulse oximeter in a groupof patients with poor peripheral perfusion based on the hypothesis that blood flow to this central site may be preferentially preserved.

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Additional Information: This is a pre-copyedited, author-produced PDF of an article accepted for publication in British Journal of Anaesthesia following peer review. The version of record Powell, S.L, Kyriacou, P.A., Jones, D.P. & Langford, R.M (2001) Investigation into the use of a new oesophageal pulse oximeter in cardiothoracic surgery patients, in Proceedings of the Anaesthetic Research Society Meeting Guest society: Obstetric Anaesthetists' Association, University of Leeds, Leeds July 5 & 6, 2001 is available online at: doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bja/87.4.654
Subjects: R Medicine
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: School of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences > Engineering
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/14768

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