Symposium

PROGRAM OF THE 4th RAGNAR GRANIT SYMPOSIUM

THURSDAY 09.10.1997

Opening of the Symposium

12.00
Prof. Jaakko Malmivuo,
Director of the Ragnar Granit Institute
Docent Tapani Lahtinen,
Chairman of the Finnish Society for Medical Physics and Medical Engineering
 

I Introduction to Bioimpedance
Chairman: Docent Tapani Lahtinen

12.15 - 13.00
Prof. Jaakko Malmivuo
(Ragnar Granit Institute):
Bioelectric Background of the Impedance Measurements

13.00 - 13.45
Prof. Brian Brown
(University of Sheffield):
Making Electrodes Disappear - Problems in Bioimpedance Measurements

II Theoretical Studies and Emerging New Techniques
Chairman: Prof. Jaakko Malmivuo

14.10 - 14.30
Jouni Nuutinen,M.Sc.
(University of Kuopio):
Biological Background of Dielectric Measurements

14.30 - 14.50
Esko Alanen, Ph.D.
(University of Kuopio):
Bioimpedance Measurements with Open Ended Coaxial Line

14.50 - 15.10
Jari Hyttinen, Ph.D.
(Ragnar Granit Institute):
Volume Conductor Modelling Approach for Impedance Cardiography Studies

15.10 - 15.30
Pasi Kauppinen, Lic.Tech.
(Ragnar Granit Institute):
Towards a More Controlled Measurement Sensitivity of Impedance Cardiography

15.30 - 15.50
Prof. Jüri Vedru
(University of Tartu):
Foucault Principle Based Measurement of Cardiac Activity
 

III Electrical Impedance Tomography
Chairman: Prof. Brian Brown

16.00 - 16.20
Marko Vauhkonen, Ph.D.
(University of Kuopio):
Impedance Tomography - Principles of Image Formation and Applications

16.20 - 16.40
Tuomo Savolainen, M.Sc.
(University of Kuopio):
Impedance Tomography - the Instrumentation

19.00 -
Get-together

 

FRIDAY 10.10.1997

IV Electrical Impedance Tomography - State-of-the-Art
Chairman: Docent Tapani Lahtinen

9.00 - 9.45
Prof. Brian Brown
(University of Sheffield):
Electrical Impedance Tomography State-of-the-Art - Algorithms, Instrumentation and Technical Problems

V Applications of Bioimpedance Measurements:
Chairman: Assoc. Prof. Ilkka Välimäki

10.10 - 10.30
Prof. Raimo Sepponen
(Helsinki University of Technology):
Ballisto- and Impedance Cardiography - a Feasibility Study

10.30 - 10.50
Tiit Kööbi, M.D.
(Tampere University Hospital):
Use of Impedance Cardiography in Clinical Work

10.50 - 11.10
Juhani Grönlund M.D.
(University of Turku):
Patterns of Transcephalic Electrical Impedance and Arterial Blood Pressure in the Newborn

11.10 - 11.30
Assoc. Prof. Ilkka Välimäki
(University of Turku):
Technical Problems of Neonatal Transcephalic Impedance Monitoring

11.30 - 11.50
Tiina Rantonen M.D.
(University of Turku):
Digital Monitoring of Transcephalic Impedance in the Study of Neonates of Hypertensive Mothers

11.50 - 12.10
Docent Tapani Lahtinen
(Kuopio University Hospital):
Quantitation of Tissue Proteins by Electrical Impedance

12.10

Closing of the Symposium