The purpose of this study is to determine whether a new cerebral oxygenation monitoring
device is comparatively similar to the current approved devices.
Cerebral oxygenation monitoring is an innovative way to monitoring cardiac surgery patients
intraoperatively to reduce the incidence of postoperative hypoxic side effects. There are a
number of approved devices already in the market that have proved their efficacy.
1. To be 18 years old or older
2. Scheduled for cardiac surgery
3. Understand enough about the risks and benefits of the study to be able to make an
informed decision before agreeing to be in the study
1. History of cerebrovascular disease
2. History of skin problems on forehead (skin rashes, acne, allergies, etc.)
3. History of craniofacial surgeries