tonometry

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the measurement of intraocular pressure by determining the amount of force needed to make a slight indentation in the cornea

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However, OPS-derived measurements have been shown to correlate well with measurements of sublingual capnometry and gastric tonometry in septic patients', but more validating studies are needed.
In a study in 20 septic shock patients, D-lactate levels but not L-lactate levels correlated significantly with gastric tonometry results, indicating that D-lactate is a better marker for splanchnic hypoperfusion and increased splanchnic luminal C[O.
Gastric tonometry is the most widely used technique because of its non-invasiveness and ease of use.
Does gastric tonometry monitor splanchnic perfusion?