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A Technique for Diagnosis of Intervertebral Disc Pathologies Based on Multichannel Electrical Impedance Mapping: Pilot Research

  • A. A. BlinovEmail author
  • S. I. Shchukin
  • A. K. Volkov
  • A. P. Nikolaev
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The article presents the results of studies indicating the possibility of using multichannel electrical impedance measurements for the localization of intervertebral disc pathologies. It is shown that intervertebral disc pathologies lead to changes in blood filling of some segments of the extensor muscles of the back. In this work, parameters of electrode systems providing localization of intervertebral disc pathologies were determined. A technique for electrical impedance mapping of the extensor muscles with changed blood filling caused by a pathology of intervertebral discs was developed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Blinov
    • 1
    Email author
  • S. I. Shchukin
    • 1
  • A. K. Volkov
    • 1
  • A. P. Nikolaev
    • 1
  1. 1.Bauman Moscow State Technical UniversityMoscowRussia

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