Brain Oxygen Monitoring

If you or a loved one has experience a trauma to the head, a stroke or similar condition, your brain may not be getting enough oxygen. Oxygen is essential to brain function, and without enough oxygen, hypoxia can occur which can quickly lead to serious complications. Brain oxygen monitoring helps us know where your brain oxygen levels are and provides an alert if your levels are outside of the norm.

Your care team will monitor your stats throughout your time in the hospital, and brain oxygen monitoring will be a key metric that they look at regularly. Your care team will monitor your blood levels and other key indicators of low brain oxygen to avoid hypoxia.


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The Neurocritical Care Center is dedicated to world-class diagnosis and treatment of neurologic diseases and disorders.