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Table 2 The concentration changes of oxy-hemoglobin (O2Hb) and deoxy-hemoglobin (HHb) from baseline in laboratory measurements taken during head movements.

From: Monitoring of pre-frontal oxygen status in helicopter pilots using near-infrared spectrophotometers

  Concentration changes of hemoglobin (average ± standard deviation) μmol•L -1
Head movement O 2 Hb HHb
  Left forehead Right forehead Left forehead Right forehead
Up -0.211 ± 1.620 -0.687 ± 1.566 -0.060 ± 0.381 -0.181 ± 0.403
Down 2.281 ± 2.529** 3.110 ± 2.580** 0.713 ± 0.559** 0.782 ± 0.568**
Right -0.338 ± 0.769 -0.002 ± 1.144 -0.088 ± 0.219 0.005 ± 0.313
Left -0.531 ± 1.231 -0.753 ± 1.792 -0.115 ± 0.315 -0.226 ± 0.458
  1. ** Significantly change from baseline level.