Hemoglobin bassett produces low pulse oximeter and cooximeter readings

Arvind Das, Sameer Sinha, James D. Hoyer

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1242-1244
Number of pages3
JournalChest
Volume131
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2007

Keywords

  • Hemoglobin Bassett
  • Pulse oximetry
  • Variant hemoglobin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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