NIRS in clinical neurology — a ‘promising’ tool?

  title={NIRS in clinical neurology — a ‘promising’ tool?},
  author={Hellmuth Obrig},
Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) has become a relevant research tool in neuroscience. In special populations such as infants and for special tasks such as walking, NIRS has asserted itself as a low resolution functional imaging technique which profits from its ease of application, portability and the option to co-register other neurophysiological and behavioral data in a 'near natural' environment. For clinical use in neurology this translates into the option to provide a bed-side oximeter for… CONTINUE READING
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