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The Molecular Bronchoscope: a tool for measurement of spatially dependent CO2 concentrations in the lungs

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Respiratory physicians use bronchoscopy for visual assessment of the lungs' topography and collecting tissue samples for external analysis. We propose a novel bronchoscope tool that would enable spatially dependent measurements of the functioning of the lungs by determining local concentrations of carbon dioxide, which will be produced by healthy parts of the lung at rates that are higher than from portions where gas exchange is impaired. The gas analyzer is based on a compact laser absorptio...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1021/acs.analchem.6b02432

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Oxford, MPLS, Chemistry, Physical & Theoretical Chem
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Publisher:
American Chemical Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Analytical Chemistry Journal website
Volume:
88
Issue:
17
Pages:
8857-8861
Publication date:
2017-08-03
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EISSN:
1520-6882
ISSN:
0003-2700
Pubs id:
pubs:638455
URN:
uri:c67f3f3e-79d8-4bbd-a238-f92e7cedf48c
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uuid:c67f3f3e-79d8-4bbd-a238-f92e7cedf48c
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