Published in Medical Imaging Week, June 24th, 2006
"The purpose of this study was to assess the pelvic circulation during EVAR with a new monitoring system measuring penile and buttock blood flow. We measured penile brachial pressure index (PBI) during EVAR by pulse-volume-plethysmography (form PWV/ABI). We also measured bilateral gluteal tissue oxygen metabolism with near-infrared spectroscopy to provide a gluteal tissue oxygenation index (TOI)," investigators in Japan report.
"Twenty-two men who underwent aortouni-iliac stentgraft with crossover bypass for exclusion of abdominal...
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