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Assessment of the haemodynamic response to exercise by means of electrical impedance cardiography: method, validation and clinical applications.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9183804     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Over the past three decades, the technique of electrical impedance cardiography (EIC) has developed into a valid and reliable instrument for the assessment of stroke volume. Recent developments have made EIC suitable for routine use during exercise testing, too. However, standardization of electrode positioning, stroke volume calculation, and data processing is lacking. In our opinion the most reliable options are, respectively, a modified semicircular electrode array, the Kubicek equation including a haematocrit-based resistivity value, and computerized signal averaging. Although EIC derived stroke volume calculation is based on several debated assumptions, numerous validation studies have shown good accuracy and reproducibility, also during exercise. Addition of EIC measurements during standard clinical exercise testing might be of benefit in occupational medicine, cardiology and pulmonary medicine. Although in the latter setting no validation studies have been performed, major methodological problems are not expected.
Authors:
H J Bogaard; H H Woltjer; P E Postmus; P M de Vries
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physiological measurement     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0967-3334     ISO Abbreviation:  Physiol Meas     Publication Date:  1997 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-08-13     Completed Date:  1997-08-13     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9306921     Medline TA:  Physiol Meas     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  95-105     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Academic Hospital, VU, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cardiac Output
Cardiography, Impedance / methods*,  statistics & numerical data
Cardiology
Exercise / physiology*
Exercise Test / methods*,  statistics & numerical data
Hemodynamics*
Humans
Occupational Medicine
Pulmonary Medicine
Reproducibility of Results
Stroke Volume

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