Choosing the probe radiation wavelengths for noninvasive monitoring of haemoglobin in blood

Igor L. Davydkin
Samara State Medical University, Russia

Natalia S. Kozlova (Login required)
Samara State Medical University, Russia

Vadim N. Koniukhov
Samara State Aerospace University, Russia

Tatiana P. Kuzmina
Samara State Medical University, Russia

Elizaveta V. Mordvinova
Samara State Medical University, Russia

Paper #2835 received 2015.12.23; revised manuscript received 2016.03.10; accepted for publication 2016.03.10; published online 2016.03.31.

DOI: 10.18287/JBPE16.02.010305


The goal of our study was to estimate the accuracy of measuring the blood haemoglobin concentration by means of the pulse CO-oximetry, depending on the probe radiation wavelength.

Revealing the combinations of wavelengths, optimal for minimising the measurement error, will allow the formulation of requirements to the instruments for noninvasive assessment of haemoglobin concentration, applicable in wide clinical practice. To solve this problem, we examined a group of haematological patients in the Haematology Department of the Samara State Medical University Clinic with the aim to compare the results obtained using the experimental multiwave system for noninvasive haemoglobin concentration assessment and the results of the clinical blood analysis.


monitoring; hemoglobin; noninvasive diagnosis; laser

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