Noninvasive Detection of Arterial Occlusive Disease: a Theoretical and Model StudyProceedings of the 11th Northeast Bioengineering Conference
AbstractTo develop a noninvasive method of detecting arterial occlusive disease, pulse waveforms were recorded at two locations on the lower extremities of young normal volunteers and patients with arteriographically confirmed arterial occlusive disease. Pulses were monitored using impedance plethysmography at the knee· and the iliac regions. The frequency spectra of the abnormal iliac waveforms contained 4-5 harmonics as compared to the 2-3 harmonics present in normals'. It was hypothesized that the occurrence of high frequencies resulted from pulse wave interactions with diseased portions of the vessel. This paper will present the results of a theoretical and experimental model developed to test this hypothesis.
Citation InformationLauren I. Stratouly, William W. Durgin, Frederick A. Anderson Jr. and H. Brownell Wheeler. "Noninvasive Detection of Arterial Occlusive Disease: a Theoretical and Model Study" Proceedings of the 11th Northeast Bioengineering Conference (1985) p. 222 - 225
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