Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews

Joseph Varon  
The University of Texas Health Science Center
Houston, TX
USA

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Electrical Impedance Tomography

Author(s): Jose Hinz.

Abstract:

Electrical Impedance Tomography is a non invasive lung function monitoring with the possibility of regional lung function studies concerning regional ventilation, regional lung perfusion and regional lung mechanics. This review describes the technique of Electrical Impedance Tomography, its possibility, limitations, and use in research and its possible use in clinical routine.

Keywords: Electrical impedance tomography, lung function, regional, acute lung injury, regional lung mechanics

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Article Details

VOLUME: 5
ISSUE: 2
Year: 2009
Page: [105 - 109]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/157339809788190002
Price: $58