Comparison of two different modes of measuring cerebral tissue oxygenation – challenges and interpretation

Julius Dengler, Christin Frenzel, Peter Vajkoczy, Stefan Wolf & Peter Horn
Objective: Multimodal monitoring of brain function in comatose patients after severe brain trauma and subarachnoid hemorrhage is gaining importance in clinical routine. Cerebral tissue oxygenation (ptiO2) is most frequently monitored using a Licox system (Integra Neuroscience, Germany) but recently [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]