Determination of abdominal fat thickness using dual electrode separation in the focused impedance method (FIM)

  title={Determination of abdominal fat thickness using dual electrode separation in the focused impedance method (FIM)},
  author={Nusrat Jahan Surovy and Md. Masum Billah and Salahuddin Haowlader and Golam Dastegir Al-Quaderi and K. Siddique-e Rabbani},
  journal={Physiological Measurement},
  pages={707 - 718}
Subcutaneous fat layer thickness in the abdomen is a risk indicator of several diseases and disorders like diabetes and heart problems and could be used as a measure of fitness. Skinfold measurement using mechanical calipers is simple but prone to error. Ultrasound scanning techniques are yet to be established as accurate methods for this purpose. magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) scans can provide the answer but are expensive and not available widely. Some… 

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