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Bioelectromagnetism: Principles and Applications of Bioelectric and Biomagnetic Fields

By: J Malmivuo and R Plonsey

480 pages, 285 line illus

Oxford University Press USA

Hardback | Oct 1995 | #48421 | ISBN: 0195058232
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This book is one of the first to apply engineering science and technology to biological cells and tissues that are electrically conducting and excitable.


1. Introduction; PART I: ANATOMICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL BASIS OF BIOELECTROMAGNETISM; 2. Anatomy and Physiology of Nerve and Muscle Cells; 3. Subthreshold Membrane Phenomena; 4. Active Behaviour of the Membrane; 5. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Synapsse, Receptor Cells and Brain; 6. The Anatomy, Physiology, and Bioelectric Behavior of the Heart; PART II: BIOELECTRIC SOURCES AND CONDUCTORS AND THEIR MODELLING; 7. Volume Source and Volume Conductor; 8. Source-Field Models; 9. Biodomain Model of Multicellular Volume Conductors; 10. Electronic Neuron Models; PART III: THEORETICAL METHODS IN BIOELECTROMAGNETISM; 11. Theoretical Methods for Analyzing Volume Sources and Volume Conductors; 12. Theory of Biomagnetic Measurements; PART IV: ELECTRIC AND MAGNETIC MEASUREMENT OF THE ELECTRIC ACTIVITY OF NEURAL TISSUE; 13. Electroencephalography; 14. Magnetoencephalography; PART V: ELECTRIC AND MAGNETIC MEASUREMENT OF THE ELECTRIC ACTIVITY OF THE HEART; 15. 12-lead ECG Lead Systems; 16. Vectorcardiographic Lead Systems; 17. Other ECG Lead Systems; 18. Distortion Factors in the ECG; 19. The Basis of ECG Diagnosis; 20. Magnetocardiography; PART VI: ELECTRIC AND MAGNETIC STIMULATION OF NEURAL TISSUE; 21. Functional Electrical Stimulation; 22. Magnetic Stimlation of Neural Tissue; PART VII: ELECTRIC AND MAGNETIC STIMULATION OF THE HEART; 23. Cardiac Pacing; 24. Cardiac Defibrillation; PART VIII: MEASUREMENT OF THE INTRINSIC ELECTRIC PROPERTIES OF BIOLOGICAL TISSUES; 25. Bioelectric Basis of Impedance Plethysmography; 26. Impedance Tomography; 27. The Electrodermal Response; PART IX: OTHER BIOELECTROMAGNETIC PHENOMENA; 28. The Electrical Signals Originating in the Eye

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