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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Progressive decline in plethysmographic lung volumes in infants: Physiology or technology?
Model 3), generate the same hemodynamic forces, made clear by the changes observed in this case report in the plethysmographic parameters such as arterial flow, vascular diameter, endothelium-dependent dilation, and non-endothelium-dependent dilation.
Assessment of airway reactivity in guinea pigs using a non-invasive body plethysmographic technique.
Double blind study of Ruscus extract: venous plethysmographic results in man, Int Angiol 3;95-8.
Comparison of traditional and plethysmographic methods for measuring pulsus paradoxus.
Numerous methods have been used to detect the pulse or improve the plethysmographic signal.
The edema model, as measured by plethysmographic procedures in rats, is one of the best in vivo models used in order to determine anti-inflammatory activity.
The maximum response to a stimulus was defined as the largest level of plethysmographic output during a stimulus minus the flaccid measure.
The use of D-dimer testing and impedance plethysmographic examination in patients with clinical indications of deep vein thrombosis.
Alternatively, the digital artery cuff (Finapres) records phasic arterial pressures by an extrinsic plethysmographic technique without cannulation and under standard laboratory conditions the technique is valid and reproducible |17, 18~.