thoracic impedance


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thoracic impedance

A measure of the electrical activity in the chest that varies with changes in body size and composition, fluid volume, ventilatory status, and other variables.
See also: impedance
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The primary aim of this study was to elucidate the potential of thoracic impedance to estimate SV and CO during the Wingate test, which is unknown, and to compare these responses to those obtained from graded exercise testing, which should elicit maximal values for these variables.