Bioimpedance measurement system for evaluation of the status of wound healing

Arte Kekonen, Mikael Bergelin, Jan Erik Eriksson, Heimo Ylanen, Sami Kielosto, Jari Viik

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Hard-to-heal wounds are usually evaluated visually by a medical professional. Visual inspection as a method is subjective and in order to evaluate the wound the dressings have to be removed. Our group has developed a wound patch, a bioimpedance device and a PC software for mapping the wound area and to evaluate the status of wound healing. This study introduces the patch and the measurement system. We also present the test measurement results obtained using an early version of the wound patch. The results confirmed that the patch can be used for the evaluation of the wound status.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 15th Biennial Baltic Electronics Conference, BEC 2016
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781509013937
Publication statusPublished - 14 Nov 2016
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventBiennial Baltic Electronics Conference - Tallinn, Estonia
Duration: 3 Oct 20165 Oct 2016
Conference number: 15

Publication series

NameProceedings of the biennial Baltic Electronics Conference
PublisherTallinn University of Technology
ISSN (Print)1736-3705
ISSN (Electronic)2382-820X


ConferenceBiennial Baltic Electronics Conference
Abbreviated titleBEC 2016


  • bioimpedance
  • bipolar
  • chronic
  • healing
  • map
  • mapping
  • patch
  • status
  • tetrapolar
  • wound

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