Variant hemoglobins can have altered oxygen affinity and can produce changes in oximeter readings. We present a case of hemoglobin Bassett, a possible cause of low pulse oximeter and co-oximeter readings in a 63-year-old woman.
- Hemoglobin Bassett
- Pulse oximetry
- Variant hemoglobin
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine