Hemodynamic monitoring of spinal cord with diffuse optical & correlation spectroscopies

Rickson C. Mesquita, Angela D'Souza, Asher Emanuel, Steven S. Schenkel, Robert M. Galler, Thomas V. Bilfinger, A. G. Yodh, Thomas Floyd

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


We employ diffuse optics to measure spinal cord hemodynamics in response to pharmacologic and mechanical perturbations for the first time. Comparison of blood flow and blood pressure responses demonstrate robust spinal cord autoregulation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBiomedical Optics, BIOMED 2012
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012
EventBiomedical Optics, BIOMED 2012 - Miami, FL, United States
Duration: Apr 28 2012May 2 2012

Publication series

NameBiomedical Optics, BIOMED 2012


OtherBiomedical Optics, BIOMED 2012
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityMiami, FL

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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