plethysmograph


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plethysmograph

[plə′thiz·mə‚graf]
(medicine)
An instrument for measuring changes in the size of a part of the body by measuring changes in the amount of blood in that part.
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Looking at research where investigators have used the penile plethysmograph (PPG), a tool developed to assess adult male sexual interests (Freund, 1991), Seto, Lalumiere, and Blanchard (2000) reported that only 25% of the adolescent males in their investigation demonstrated maximal sexual interest in prepubescent children.
5 Hz or less may cause problems with the controlled leak of the body plethysmograph cabinet.
1979 & 1980) and transthoracic admittance plethysmograph method (Ito et al.
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Angeion Corporation (NASDAQ: ANGN) today introduced the Medical Graphics Platinum Elite[TM] Series plethysmograph.
A truly comprehensive product, thePC-60C2 Pulse Oximeter combines light weight and portability with multiple features including the latest OLED color display, Perfusion Index, Plethysmograph, and multi-view screen capability all bundled in a device that fits in your pocket.
Rainbow SET continuously and noninvasively measures total hemoglobin (SpHb ), oxygen content (SpOC(TM)), carboxyhemoglobin (SpCO ), methemoglobin (SpMet ) and plethysmograph variability index (PVI ), in addition to oxyhemoglobin (SpO2), pulse rate (PR), and perfusion index (PI), allowing early detection and treatment of potentially life-threatening conditions.
At 24 and 72 hr after exposure, rats were studied individually in a simultaneous gas uptake/whole-body plethysmograph.