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Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology


ISSN (Print): 1389-2010
ISSN (Online): 1873-4316

Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in Studies of Brain Oxygenation

Author(s): Hideo Eda

Volume 14, Issue 2, 2013

Page: [167 - 171] Pages: 5

DOI: 10.2174/1389201011314020006

Price: $65


Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) is widely used in studies of brain activity. In this article I explain the principles and theoretical limits of NIRS. I also discuss the need for the development of portable NIRS.

Keywords: Near-infrared, spectroscopy, brain, hemoglobin, oxygenation

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