Evaluation of the use of chronically implanted right ventricular oxygen detector in patients with heart disease


Grant Data
Project Title
Evaluation of the use of chronically implanted right ventricular oxygen detector in patients with heart disease
Principal Investigator
Professor Lau, Chu Pak   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Wong   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Leung   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Leung Wing Hung   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Li   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Tai Yau Ting   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
24
Start Date
1993-01-01
Completion Date
1995-12-31
Amount
0
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Grant Type
Other Funding Scheme
Funding Year
1992/1993
Status
Completed
Objectives
Mixed venous oxygen saturation reflects cardiac output and tissue perfusion. The use of a new totally implantable oxygen sensor for optimising cardiac haemodynamics is assessed. This may open new ways in which cardiac patients can be monitored noninvasively on a long term basis.