About The Medical Condition PtcO2


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PtcO2 Medical Condition Defined & Explained
PtcO2 Medical Condition

What's The Definition Of The Medical Condition PtcO2?

The noninvasive measurement or determination of the partial pressure (tension) of oxygen and/or carbon dioxide locally in the capillaries of a tissue by the application to the skin of a special set of electrodes. These electrodes contain photoelectric sensors capable of picking up the specific wavelengths of radiation emitted by oxygenated versus reduced hemoglobin.

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