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Cardiography, Impedance MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cardiography, Impedance
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.370.380.160
E01.370.370.610.610.200
Unique ID
D002307
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002307
Scope Note
A type of impedance plethysmography in which bioelectrical impedance is measured between electrodes positioned around the neck and around the lower thorax. It is used principally to calculate stroke volume and cardiac volume, but it is also related to myocardial contractility, thoracic fluid content, and circulation to the extremities.
Entry Version
CARDIOGR IMPEDANCE
Entry Term(s)
Impedance Cardiography
Impedance Plethysmography, Transthoracic
Impedance, Transthoracic
Plethysmography, Impedance, Transthoracic
Plethysmography, Transthoracic Impedance
Transthoracic Impedance Plethysmography
Previous Indexing
Cardiac Output (1966-1978)
Plethysmography, Impedance (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under PLETHYSMOGRAPHY, IMPEDANCE 1979-90
History Note
91(79); was see under PLETHYSMOGRAPHY, IMPEDANCE 1979-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/11/23
Revision Date
2015/06/22
Cardiography, Impedance Preferred
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