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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 810797, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/810797
Clinical Study

Feasibility of Bioelectrical Impedance Spectroscopy Measurement before and after Thoracentesis

1Department of Cardiology, Pneumology, Angiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstraße 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
2Philips Chair for Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University, Schinkelstraße 2, 52062 Aachen, Germany

Received 7 December 2014; Accepted 19 February 2015

Academic Editor: Marvin I. Schwarz

Copyright © 2015 Matthias Daniel Zink et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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