What is the role of microdialysis in the diagnosis of diabetic neuropathy?

Updated: Jan 08, 2019
  • Author: Dianna Quan, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Microdialysis has been used to study nitric oxide release, which participates in vasodilation of the microvasculature. In this test, probes are inserted into the dermis (with an ISO-NO Mark II oxide meter, a microsensor that measures nitric oxide release from single cells).


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