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flowmeter

(ˈfləʊˌmiːtə)
n
(General Physics) an instrument that measures the rate of flow of a liquid or gas within a pipe or tube
Translations

flow·me·ter

, flow meter
n. medidor de flujo.
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Blood flow speed is a critical element in assessing tissue functionality as well as diagnosing diseases, and photoacoustic flowmetry (PAF) is already acknowledged as a promising technique for deep tissue measurement of blood flow velocity.
Under laser Doppler flowmetry guide, a silicone-coated 8-0 monofilament was inserted into the internal carotid artery and advanced until the regional cerebral blood flow was reduced to less than 15%-20% of the baseline.
Effects of permanent magnets on resting skin blood perfusion in healthy persons assessed by laser Doppler flowmetry and imaging.
In recent years, the measurement of human cutaneous circulation with laser Doppler flowmetry (LDF) has emerged as an excellent method to examine the mechanisms of microcirculatory function and dysfunction.
Similar results were obtained when laser Doppler flowmetry was used to assess the response of choroid vascular blood flow to hypoxia and high concentration of CO[sub]2 in patients with simple OSAS and healthy controls.
Additional medical devices monitor microvascular anastomoses (color duplex ultrasonography, flow coupler, implantable Doppler) or provide assessment through the external surface of the flap (acoustic Doppler ultrasonography, laser Doppler flowmetry, near-infrared and visible light spectroscopy) (Wax, 2014).
Another technique that employs laser is laser doppler flowmetry (LDF), is an accurate, noninvasive, reproducible, reliable method (42-45) of assessing blood flow in microvascular systems with a diode.
Cutaneous blood flow and vascular reactivity were measured using laser doppler flowmetry device before and after each exercise session.
Laser Doppler Flowmetry and Laser Speckle Contrast Imaging are applied usually for assessment of parameters of the cutaneous blood flow during thermoregulation.
This will be achieved by means of both laser fluorescence spectra and lifetime fluorescence data analysis, supplemented with additional optical measurements (laser Doppler flowmetry, tissue reflectance spectroscopy) in order to correct the impact of affecting factors (changes in blood perfusion, blood volume, blood oxygenation).
Yamazaki (24), using laser-Doppler flowmetry, reported that the blood flow of the glabrous skin of the palms is 3.
Until recently, the choroid was evaluated in vitro by histological analysis or in vivo by indocyanine green angiography (ICGA), laser Doppler flowmetry and ultrasonography.