Physiological Oxygen Measurements Using Oxygen Electrodes
It was the development by Clark in 1956 of the membrane-covered “integral” electrode that opened the field for truly physiological in vivo - and indeed clinical - measurements of oxygen partial pressure in blood and tissue. Since then, much of our knowledge about oxygen transport to tissue has been gained by the use of polarographic oxygen (and hydrogen) electrodes — many of them of the Clark-type. It is not possible in this paper to examine all of these applications and the reader is referred to a comprehensive review by Ltibbers.
KeywordsOxygen Partial Pressure Oxygen Supply Oxygen Electrode Critical Limb Ischaemia Dermal Papilla
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