Method for non-invasive measurement of concentration of analytes in blood using continuous spectrum radiation

  • US 5,460,177 A
  • Filed: 05/07/1993
  • Issued: 10/24/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/07/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method for non-invasive detection of the concentration of a constituent of blood of a living animal, comprising the steps of:

  • (a) irradiating a body part of the animal with intensity-modulated radiation over a continuous spectrum;

    (b) detecting the intensity of radiation emitted from the body part at a plurality of wavelength ranges within said continuous spectrum; and

    (c) using said detected intensity to calculate the concentration of the constituent.

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