thermal diffusion flowmetry


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thermal diffusion flowmetry

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TDF

Continuous measurement of regional cerebral blood flow, e.g., in areas of the brain as they are operated upon. It is used to monitor and thus prevent focal brain injury.
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They describe evoked potentials and electroencephalography; radiological techniques; techniques for cerebral blood flow, such as neurosonology, laser Doppler and thermal diffusion flowmetry, jugular bulb oximetry, and near infrared spectroscopy; monitoring techniques for intracranial pressure, brain oxygen, cerebral microdialysis, and brain temperature; and device development, engineering, simulation, telemedicine, robotics, information processing, data acquisition and storage, medical informatics and multimodality monitoring, noninvasive brain monitoring, and future developments.