Pilot studies of age-related changes in blood perfusion in two different types of skin

Abstract

Laser Doppler flowmetry (LDF) was utilized to assess age-related changes in the blood microcirculation at the skin sites with different morphology and regulation. The LDF signals obtained from the glabrous skin of the middle finger pad and nonglabrous skin on the dorsal wrist surface were analyzed. Statistically higher baseline perfusion was observed in the zone with glabrous skin in the older group of volunteers compared to younger participants. Observed site-specific and age-related differences in perfusion can be used in the future experimental design for the studies of the blood microcirculation system in patients with different pathologies.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2522968
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology
Engineering & Applied Sciences
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Ageing,Blood microcirculation,Laser Doppler flowmetry,Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials,Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics,Biomaterials,Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
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PURE Output Type: Conference article
Published Date: 2019-06-03
Accepted Date: 2018-09-01
Authors: Loktionova, Yulia
Zharkikh, Elena
Kozlov, Igor
Zherebtsov, Evgeny
Bryanskaya, Svetlana
Zherebtsova, Angelina
Sidorov, Victor
Sokolovski, Sergei (ORCID Profile 0000-0001-7445-7204)
Dunaev, Andrey
Rafailov, Edik (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-4152-0120)
Tuchin, Valery V.

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