Electrical Measurement of Fluid Distribution in Human Legs and Arms and Its Clinical Application

  • H. Kanai
  • M. Haeno
  • H. Tagawa
  • K. Sakamoto

Abstract

Since the distribution of fluid in living tissue is greatly affected by physiological variables such as those of blood circulation, tissue metabolism and electrolyte concentrations in the intra- and extracellular fluids, information concerning fluid distribution is of some importance in the diagnosis of various diseases, the monitoring of seriously ill patients and in treatments such as artificial dialysis. It is, however, quite difficult to measure the distribution of fluid in the tissues in vivo.

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Microwave E600 Kano 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Kanai
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. Haeno
    • 1
    • 2
  • H. Tagawa
    • 1
    • 2
  • K. Sakamoto
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringSophia UniversityTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Internal MedicineMitsui Memorial HospitalTokyoJapan

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