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Development of an Electrical Impedance Tomography System for Noninvasive Temperature Monitoring of Hyperthermia Treatments

  • Börje Blad
  • Lennart Bertenstam
  • Bertil R. R. Persson
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 267)

Abstract

It has been shown that it is possible to obtain information about the distribution of impedance within an object by measuring the voltage or the current on electrodes spaced on the object coming from a current or a voltage source. (Brown and Barber 1982, Barber and Brown 1984)

Keywords

Electrical Impedance Tomography Back Projection Ground Beef Hyperthermia Treatment Line Spread Function 
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References

  1. Barber, D.C., and Brown B.H., 1984, Applied Potential Tomography, J. Phys. E.: Sci. Instrum., 17, 723.Google Scholar
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Börje Blad
    • 1
  • Lennart Bertenstam
    • 1
  • Bertil R. R. Persson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiation PhysicsLund UniversityLundSweden

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