Apparatus And Methods For Plethysmographic Measurement Of Infant Body Composition


Apparatus and methods relating to plethysmographic measurement of infant body composition are provided. A tray for receiving the infant subject to be measured is coupled to a sliding mechanism that slides the tray in and out of a plethysmographic measurement chamber, thereby reducing the footprint of said chamber and facilitating infant comfort during measurement. Further, an integrated weighing function is provided that determines the infant's weight while conducting body composition measurements.

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  • Publication: Mar 9, 2004
  • Application: Dec 31, 2001
    US US 3613901 A
  • Priority: Dec 31, 2001
    US US 3613901 A

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