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University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Penn-designed Optical Device Monitors Cerebral Blood Flow at the Bedside

Caption: Using a University of Pennsylvania-designed device to noninvasively and continuously monitor cerebral blood flow in acute stroke patients, researchers from Penn Medicine and the Department of Physics & Astronomy in Penn Arts and Sciences are now learning how head of bed positioning affects blood flow reaching the brain following stroke.

Credit: Rob Press for Penn Medicine

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