Changes in cortex oxygen distribution during an epidural mass lesion in rodents

Jan Warnat, Eva-Maria Stoerr, Gregor Liebsch, Martin Proescholdt & Alexander Brawanski
Objective: The measurement of brain parenchyma pO2 is a valuable standard procedure for neurocritically ill patients. Here we utilize a opto-chemical method of planar oxygen detection for measuring changes of cortex pO2 during a reversibly introduced epidural mass lesion. Methods: 17 male wistar [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]