Reduced in vivo skeletal muscle oxygen consumption in patients with chronic heart failure--a study using Near Infrared Spectrophotometry (NIRS)

Khalid Abozguia, Thanh Trung Phan, Ganesh Nallur Shivu, Abdul R Maher, Ibrar Ahmed, Anton Wagenmakers, Michael P Frenneaux

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We used Near Infrared Spectrophotometry (NIRS) during arterial occlusion to measure resting skeletal muscle oxygen consumption in chronic heart failure (CHF) patients and in age-matched healthy volunteers (HVs).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)652-7
Number of pages6
JournalEuropean Journal of Heart Failure
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2008


  • Case-Control Studies
  • Chronic Disease
  • Echocardiography
  • Female
  • Heart Failure
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Muscle, Skeletal
  • Oxygen Consumption
  • Spectroscopy, Near-Infrared

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