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Effect of glucose on the optical properties of arterial blood using Mie theory simulations

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dc.contributor.author Clancy, Neil T.
dc.contributor.author Leahy, Martin J.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-03-11T15:26:47Z
dc.date.available 2009-03-11T15:26:47Z
dc.date.issued 2005
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/138
dc.description Non-peer-reviewed
dc.description.abstract The glucose concentration in arterial plasma has immediate effects on the optical properties of blood-bearing tissue due primarily to the alteration of refractive index mismatch between the scattering particles (red blood cells) and the medium (plasma). The influence of these effects on pulse oximetry is investigated using a numerical model based on Mie theory. The objective is to determine whether or not physiological fluctuations in blood glucose levels could sufficiently vary the optical properties to shift the calibration curve of a commercial pulse oximeter significantly. en
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.publisher Society of Photo‑Optical Instrumentation Engineers en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Diagnostic Optical Spectroscopy in Biomedicine III;5862/ 58620Y-1
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.633039
dc.rights Copyright 2005 Society of Photo‑Optical Instrumentation Engineers. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic electronic or print reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited. en
dc.subject glucose en
dc.subject pulse-oximetry en
dc.subject mie theory en
dc.subject scattering particles en
dc.title Effect of glucose on the optical properties of arterial blood using Mie theory simulations en
dc.type Conference item en
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en
dc.type.restriction none en


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