Optoelectronic plethysmography - a new technic to measure changes of chest wall volume

Agnieszka Skoczylas, Paweł Śliwiński

Abstract

Optoelectronic plethysmography (OEP) is a new, noninvasive diagnostic tool that allows to measure changes of chest wall
volume and its three compartments. Mathematical basis of the method, elements of the system and possibilities of
combining OEP with other recording techniques used in pneumonology were discussed in details. OEP applications, results
of the latest investigations and development perspectives were briefly presented.

Keywords

optoelectronic plethysmography; chest wall volume changes; rib cage; spirometry; respiratory mechanics; diaphragm; respiratory muscles

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