An effective method for skin blood flow measurement using local heat combined with electrical stimulation

@article{Almalty2009AnEM,
  title={An effective method for skin blood flow measurement using local heat combined with electrical stimulation},
  author={Abdul-Majeed Almalty and Jerrold Scott Petrofsky and Bassam Al-Naami and Jamal I. Al-Nabulsi},
  journal={Journal of Medical Engineering \& Technology},
  year={2009},
  volume={33},
  pages={663 - 669}
}
Electrical stimulation (ES) is a modality used to increase skin blood flow (SBF) and to aid in wound healing. A greater SBF in non wounded skin is induced if ES is used in a warm environment compared to a thermoneutral environment, where ES is usually applied. Therefore, in this paper, a method to investigate the effect of local heating and ES on the SBF is developed. A total of 33 males (18–40 years) were divided into group G (n = 15) who received the ES during a global heating protocol and… 

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