Published in Gastroenterology Week, March 19th, 2007
Study 1: A new study, "Correlation of transcutaneous hepatic near-infrared spectroscopy readings with liver surface readings and perfusion parameters in a piglet endotoxemic shock model," is now available. In this recent study, researchers in Vancouver, Canada conducted a study "To determine whether transcutaneous liver near-infrared spectrophotometry (NIRS) measurements correlate with NIRS measurements taken directly from the liver surface, and invasive blood flow measurements. PROCEDURE: Laparotomy was performed in 12 Yorkshire piglets, and ultrasound blood flow probes were placed on the hepatic...
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