Direct measurement of myocardial oxygen tension and high energy phosphate content under varying ventilatory conditions in rabbits.

@article{Vogt2009DirectMO,
  title={Direct measurement of myocardial oxygen tension and high energy phosphate content under varying ventilatory conditions in rabbits.},
  author={Sebastian Vogt and Dirk Troitzsch and Silvia Spath and Irene Portig and Rainer Georg Moosdorf},
  journal={Biomedizinische Technik. Biomedical engineering},
  year={2009},
  volume={54 4},
  pages={179-86}
}
Effective myocardial oxygen supply should not be compromised during cardiac surgery as it is essential to avoid circulatory and cardiac dysfunction. Local measurement of myocardial oxygen partial pressure (pO2) was therefore introduced into the operative monitoring of myocardial ischemia. The aim of the present study was to assess whether myocardial oxygen partial pressure correlates with the content of high energy phosphates (HEPs). Seven male rabbits were examined in parallel with measurement… CONTINUE READING