Recently some investigators and a commercial instrument manufacturer have suggested that body water and the percent of body fat can be determined by electrical impedance (Z) measurements of the right side of the body from the wrist to the ankle. Studies performed on eleven patients undergoing hemodialysis showed poor correlation ( equals . 4 to . 63) of the Z measurement with fluid loss unless the extremity and trunk are measured and considered separately.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - 1986|