Cerebral oxygen monitoring continuously monitors cerebral oxygenation with a noninvasive technique based on near-infrared spectroscopy. In this report, we describe 2 children in whom skin burns followed the reuse of probes monitoring cerebral oxygenation with In Vivo Optical Spectroscopy.
From the Department of Anesthesiology, Marmara University Pendik Education and Research Hospital; and Department of Anesthesiology, Istanbul Mehmet Akif Ersoy Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Education and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
Accepted for publication May 2, 2013.
Funding: This study is funded by authors.
The authors declare no conflicts of interest.
Address correspondence to Mustafa Kemal Arslantas, MD, Department of Anesthesiology, Marmara University Pendik Education and Research Hospital, Camlik M. Yahya Kemal Beyatli C. No: 11–12, Pendik, Istanbul, Turkey. Address e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.