PMID: 43747Jan 1, 1979

Simultaneous transcutaneous oxygen tension and tissue pH monitoring in sick neonates

Birth Defects Original Article Series
D Vidyasagar, U O Asonye

Abstract

Our studies show that simultaneous tcPO2 and tpH monitoring is feasible and they indicate a highly significant degree of correlation between arterial PO2 and tcPO2 on the one hand and arterial pH and tpH on the other. We also conclude that tissue pH as measured with tpH electrode is a close approximation of arterial pH in sick neonates.

Related Concepts

Arterial Blood pH Measurement
Dioxygen
Oxygen Measurement, Partial Pressure, Arterial
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn
Electrode
Monitoring, Physiologic
Blood Gas Monitoring, Transcutaneous
Skin
Specimen Type - Electrode
Blood Gas Analysis

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