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Ambulatory Impedance Cardiography

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 76)

Abstract

In this chapter the idea of the impedance cardiography will be presented followed by a description of a central hemodynamics ambulatory monitoring system, available for both research and clinical applications. Basing on the REOMONITOR system, developed in my home institution, the essential parts of the most of the ambulatory systems will be presented. Then will be described other systems used in the cardiology and physiological researches. All of the presented in this chapter systems were verified using the clinically accepted reference methods—non-invasive (ultrasound), invasive or at least, compared against the stationary impedance device Minnesota 304B.

Keywords

Stroke Volume Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia Skin Conductance Level Impedance Signal Impedance Cardiography 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Applied PhysiologyMedical Research Centre of Polish Academy of SciencesWarsawPoland
  2. 2.Department of Mechatronics, Institute of Metrology and Biomedical EngineeringWarsaw University of TechnologyWarsawPoland

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