A Look Inside the Lungs: Electrical Impedance Tomography

 Published: June 3, 2020

By: Addie Schiefer


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Daniel D. Rowley, MSc, RRT, RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS, RPFT, FAARC, with the University of Virginia Medical Center visits the Big Ideas Theater stage to discuss electrical impedance tomography. Daniel explains that this is an emerging clinical diagnostic tool, that is used to look inside the lungs without the use of radiation or invasive procedures.

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Daniel goes into more depth, explaining the science behind this method and how it works. This method has not been approved by the FDA yet, but more and more countries have begun using it.

Big Ideas Theater 2019 was filmed at the AARC Congress 2019 in New Orleans, LA. Congress speakers and lecturers shared their expertise and insights during these brief interviews.

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Addie Schiefer

Addie Schiefer is the Content Manager for the AARC where she creates engaging content for the association via the AARC website, newsletters, and social media. Connect with her about potential stories by email, AARConnect, or LinkedIn. When she’s not working, you can find her listening to a true crime podcast, traveling to new places with her husband, hanging out with her dog JoJo, or browsing the aisles of the nearest Target.

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