Intraoperative monitoring of spinal cord blood flow

David R. Busch, Wei Lin, Alissa Cutrone, Brandon J. Kovarovic, Jakub Tatka, Arjun G. Yodh, James Barsi, Thomas F. Floyd

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Spinal cord ischemia is commonly associated with both trauma and surgery. We demonstrate a catheter-based optical tool to continuously monitor spinal cord blood flow intraoperatively in a ovine model of spinal surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2017
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
VolumePart F66-FiO 2017
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2017 - Washington, United States
Duration: Sep 18 2017Sep 21 2017


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2017
CountryUnited States


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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Busch, D. R., Lin, W., Cutrone, A., Kovarovic, B. J., Tatka, J., Yodh, A. G., Barsi, J., & Floyd, T. F. (2017). Intraoperative monitoring of spinal cord blood flow. In Frontiers in Optics, FiO 2017 (Vol. Part F66-FiO 2017). OSA - The Optical Society.