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Photoplethysmography

"Photoplethysmography" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Plethysmographic determination in which the intensity of light reflected from the skin surface and the red cells below is measured to determine the blood volume of the respective area. There are two types, transmission and reflectance.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Photoplethysmography" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Photoplethysmography" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 34 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2006 and 2010
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.