Analysis of bioelectrical tissue conductivity in Malaysian adults

Ibrahim, Fatimah and Wan Abas, Wan Abu Bakar and Taib, M.N. (2004) Analysis of bioelectrical tissue conductivity in Malaysian adults. In: IEEE TENCON 2004 - 2004 IEEE Region 10 Conference: Analog and Digital Techniques in Electrical Engineering, 2004, Chiang Mai.

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Abstract

This paper presents the bioelectrical tissue conductivity (BETC) analysis of Malaysian adults using bioelectrical impedance. A total of 142 subjects (91(64.1) female and 51(35.9) male) with no past medical history were studied. The BETC was measured using phase angle (a), resistance (R), reactance (Xc) and body capacitance (BC). There is a significant difference (P<0.001) in the BETC mean values of the subjects. The mean phase angles measured were 7.4±0.8° and 6.3±0.6° with corresponding mean body capacitances of 818±158pF and 557±101pF for male and female, respectively. The results show that a and BC mean values are higher in the male than the female. However, the female R (635±71.5Ω) and Xc (69.9 ± 8.4Ω) were higher than the male R (504 ± 63.4Ω), and Xc (64.6 ± 6.8Ω), respectively. These results show that the BETC values in Malaysian adults are in agreement with the normal healthy subjects at large. © 2004 IEEE.

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Additional Information: Conference code: 66073 Export Date: 29 January 2014 Source: Scopus CODEN: 85QXA Language of Original Document: English Correspondence Address: Ibrahim, F.; Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia References: Heyward, V.H., Valuation of body composition. Current issues (1996) Sports Med., 22, pp. 146-156; Khaled, M.A., MacCutcheon, M.J., Reddy, S., Pearman, P.L., Hunter, G.R., Weinsier, R.L., Electrical impedance in assessing human body composition: The BIA method (1988) AM J. Clin. Nutr., 49, pp. 789-792; Kotler, D.P., Burastero, S., Wang, J., Pierson, R.N., Prediction of body cell mass, fat-free mass, and total body water with bioelectrical impedance analysis: Effects of race, sex, and disease (1996) American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 64 (SUPPL.), pp. 4898-4978; Lukaski, H.C., Bolonchuk, W.W., Hall, C.B., Siders, W.A., Validation of tetrapolar bioelectrical impedance method to assess human body composition (1986) Journal of Applied Physiology, 60 (4), pp. 1327-1332; Kyle, U.G., Genton, L., Slosman, D.O., Pichard, C., (2001) Fat-free and Fat Mass Percentiles in 52225 Healthy Subjects Aged 15 to 98 Years, 17, pp. 534-541; Kida, K., Nishizawa, Y., Edu, R.N.B., Saito, K., Kimura, Y., Nakamura, H., Fukuda, H., Mita, R., Estimation of body composition by electrical impedance and antropometric technique in Japanese Children (1999) Nutriotion Research, 19 (6), pp. 861-868; Andrew, P.H., Nuala, M.B., Bioelectrical impedance and body composition assessment (1998) Mal. J. Nutr., 4, pp. 107-112; Rudolph, J.L., (1997) Principles of Bioelectrical ImpedanceAnalysis, , http://www.rohan.sdsu.edu/~ens314/bia-tm1st, Apr; Schoeller, D.A., Bioelectrical impedance analysis. What does it measure? (2000) Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci., 904, pp. 159-162. , May; Baumgartner, R.N., Chumlea, W.C., Roche, A.F., Bioelectrical impedance, phase angle and body composition (1998) Am. J. Clin. Nutr., 48, pp. 6-23; Kushner, E.C., Bioelectrical impedance analysis: A review of principles applications (1992) J Am Coll Nutr., 11, pp. 199-209; Bourne, J.R., (1996) Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, 24 (4-6), pp. 390-391. , New York: begell house; Patterson, R., Body fluid determinations using multiple impedance measurements (1989) IEEE Eng. Med. Biol. Mag., 8 (2), pp. 16-18; Hoffer, E.C., Meador, C.K., Simpson, D.C., Correlation of whole-body impedance with total body water volume (1969) J. Appl. Physiol, 27, p. 531; Geddes, L.A., Baker, L.E., Detection of physiological events by impedance (1968) Principles of Applied Biomedical Instrumentation, pp. 276-410. , John Wiley & Sons, Inc; "Basic principles of bioimpedance testing", first edition Biodynamics Model 450 Bioimpedance Analyzer User's Guide, pp. 1-22. , copyright© Biodynamics Corporation; Andrew, P.H., Nuala, M.B., Bioelectrical impedance and body composition assessment (1998) Mal. J. Nutr., 4, pp. 107-112; Paton, N.I., Elia, M., Jennings, G., Ward, L.C., Griffin, G.E., Bioelectrical impedance analysis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients: Comparison of single frequency with mulifrequency, spectroscopy, and other novel approaches (1998) Applied Nutritional Investigation, Nutrition, 14 (9), pp. 658-666 Sponsors: IEEE Region 10
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bioelectrical, Bioelectrical impedance, Malaysian, Tissue conductivity, Bioelectric phenomena, Biomedical engineering, Capacitance, Electric impedance, Electric resistance, Tissue
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Mr Jenal S
Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2014 01:18
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2018 08:37
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/9256

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