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The ideal monitoring tool to evaluate free flap success should be noninvasive, continuous, and reliable. A new device, the ViOptix Tissue Oximeter (ODISsey TM ) based on near-infrared spectroscopy was evaluated in 30 patients undergoing autologous tissue perforator free flap breast reconstruction with continuous monitoring of the flap during elevation, transfer, and the postoperative period. The device accurately reflected the ischemic drop in oxygen saturation during flap transfer, and thedoi:10.1055/s-2007-974655 pmid:17530610 fatcat:7bedbltatvgafkbiprx3u3pts4