Bioimpedance and Bioelectricity Basics

Other | August 1, 2011

byMartinsen, Orjan G., Orjan G. Martinsen

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Bioelectricity (or bioelectromagnetism) relates to the study of biological electrical currents, and bioimpedance deals with the measurement of electrical conductivity. They are intimately linked to biomedical engineering, with major significance for development of novel medical devices, as well as the study of biological rhythms. This completely updated new edition remains the most comprehensive reference tool for this intricate, interdisciplinary field.

The authors, both internationally recognized experts in the field, have thoroughly revised the entire text. It remains the only such work that discusses in detail dielectric and electrochemical aspects, as well as electrical engineering concepts of network theory. The highly effective, easy to follow organization has been retained, with new discussion of state-of-the-art advances in finite element analysis, endogenic sources, control theory, tissue electrical properties, and invasive measurements. There are two all new chapters on bioelectricity, along with an introduction to Geselowitz theory, the Maxwell basis of bioimpedance, and multivariate analysis as an alternative.

* Increased emphasis on bioelectricity and potential clinical applications
* Two all new chapters dealing with electrical properties of passive and excitable tissue
* Expanded discussion of finite element modelling and a broad range of applications
* Provides a complete ?all in one? reference source for a multidisciplinary, complex field
* Includes many additional figures and all improved, newly drawn illustrations throughout

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Bioelectricity (or bioelectromagnetism) relates to the study of biological electrical currents, and bioimpedance deals with the measurement of electrical conductivity. They are intimately linked to biomedical engineering, with major significance for development of novel medical devices, as well as the study of biological rhythms. This ...

Sverre Grimnes graduated in 1963 as an electronic engineer from the Technical University of Trondheim. He spent four years at SI, Oslo followed by a year at Sorbonne in Paris before moving to the University of Oslo's Department of Chemistry. From 1973-2001 he was Head of the Department of Biomedical and Clinical Engineering at Rikshosp...

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Format:OtherDimensions:488 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:August 1, 2011Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction; Electrolytics; Dielectrics; Passive Tissue Electrical Properties; Excitable Tissue Electrical Properties; Geometrical Analysis; Instrumentation and Measurement; Data and Models; Selected Applications; History of Bioimpedance and Bioelectricity; Appendix