28. Tissue oxygenation through combined laser and ultrasound action

M. M. Asimov1, R. M. Asimov2, A. N. Rubinov3

1, 3Institute of Physics National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk, Belarus

2Sensotronica Ltd., Belarus High Technologies Park, Minsk, Belarus

1Corresponding author

E-mail: 1m.asimov@dragon.bas-net.by, 2roustam.asimov@sensotronica.com, 3rubinov@dragon.bas-net.by

(Received 5 December 2012; accepted 15 September 2013)

Abstract. The results in vivo investigation biophotonics of laser‑induced photodissociation of oxyhemoglobin in cutaneous blood vessels and its role in biomedical processes are presented. It is shown that in order to make the methods of phototherapy as well as laser therapy really efficient one has to control the oxygen concentration in tissue keeping it at the necessary level. Perspectives of combined laser‑ultrasound application for improving oxygen diffusion are discussed.

Keywords: hemoglobin, oxyhemoglobin, tissue oxygenation, ultrasound, phototherapy, photodissociation.

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Cite this article

Asimov M. M., Asimov R. M., Rubinov A. N. Tissue oxygenation through combined laser and ultrasound action. Journal of Measurements in Engineering, Vol. 1, Issue 4, 2013, p. 178‑182.

 

Journal of Measurements in Engineering. December 2013, Volume 1, Issue 4
Vibroengineering. ISSN Print 2335-2124, ISSN Online 2424-4635, Kaunas, Lithuania