Characterization of the extremely low frequency (ELF) electric field interactions with living tissue

Kenneth J. McLeod, Clinton T. Rubin, Henry J. Donahue, Farshid Guilak, Carol A. Mase

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Abstract

Review of the empirical observations of extremely low frequency (ELF) electric field effects on tissue in vivo and cells in vitro, has led us to propose that these effects occur through the action of the electric polarization forces which develop at the cell surface. Such an interaction mechanism predicts that the field effects should be time dependent response and associated with the magnitude of the induced field gradients. These predictions are investigated in two distinct experimental approaches and the results are found to be consistent with field:cell interactions occurring through polarization forces.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS 1992
EditorsJean Pierre Morucci, Robert Plonsey, Jean Louis Coatrieux, Swamy Laxminarayan
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages2874-2875
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)0780307852
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992
Event14th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS 1992 - Paris, France
Duration: Oct 29 1992Nov 1 1992

Publication series

NameProceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS
Volume7
ISSN (Print)1557-170X

Conference

Conference14th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS 1992
Country/TerritoryFrance
CityParis
Period10/29/9211/1/92

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