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Measuring Stroke Volume Using Electrical Impedance Tomography

  • H. Luepschen
  • S. Leonhardt
  • C. Putensen
Part of the Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (YEARBOOK, volume 2010)

Abstract

Electrical impedance tomography (EIT) of the lungs is a bedside-available, noninvasive, and radiation-free medical imaging modality which allows real-time imaging of electrical impedance (i.e., resistance to alternating currents) changes in the thorax [1]. During breathing, lung tissue, with its relatively high impedance oscillations, is the main contributor to these changes which has led to a multitude of applications in monitoring regional lung ventilation [2, 3, 4, 5, for review see 6, 7].

Keywords

Stroke Volume Electrical Impedance Tomography Heart Region Electrical Impedance Tomography Image Cardiac Stroke Volume 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Luepschen
    • 1
  • S. Leonhardt
    • 2
  • C. Putensen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology and Operative Intensive Care MedicineUniversity of BonnBonnGermany
  2. 2.Medical Information Technology Helmholtz-InsituteRWTH UniversityAachenGermany

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