Modelling of Bioimpedance Measurements: Application to Sensitivity Analysis

  • Alexander A. Danilov
  • Vasily K. Kramarenko
  • Alexandra S. Yurova
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8641)


A technology for high-resolution efficient numerical modeling of bioimpedance measurements is considered that includes 3D image segmentation, adaptive unstructured tetrahedral mesh generation, finite-element discretization, and the analysis of simulation data. The first-order convergence of the proposed numerical methods on a series of unmatched meshes and roughly second order convergence on a series of nested meshes are shown. Sensitivity field distributions for a conventional tetrapolar, as well as eight- and ten-electrode measurement configurations are obtained.


bioelectrical impedance analysis FEM sensitivity analysis mesh generation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander A. Danilov
    • 1
  • Vasily K. Kramarenko
    • 2
  • Alexandra S. Yurova
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Numerical MathematicsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Moscow Institute of Physics and TechnologyDolgoprudnyRussia
  3. 3.Department of Computational Mathematics and CyberneticsLomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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