Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Bioelectromagnetism

Scientific Program

 

Sunday, 8 October 2000

17:00-20:00Registration Desk Open (Festival Hall) 
17:00-20:00Poster Mounting (Festival Hall) 
20:00-21:00Get-together Party (Festival Hall)
 
 

Monday, 9 October 2000

07:00-17:00Registration Desk Open 
08:15-08:30Opening Remarks
 
 
08:30-09:15IL: Invited Lecture: Erwin NeherlL-1L
08:15-08:30New perspectives on neurotransmitter release and synaptic short term plasticity (E. Neher)
Chairs: Eberhard Neumann & Damijan Miklavcic
 
(p. 3)
09:15-10:15Official Photography (in front of the Festival Hall) and Toast
 
 
Monday
10:15-12:15
EP: Electroporation (platform presentations)
Chairs: Lluis M. Mir & Gregor Sersa
 
 
 Electrooptical and conductometrical relaxation techniques and the crossmembrane
transport of genetic polyelectrolytes (Eberhard Neumann)
EP-1L
(p. 7)
 Evaluation of cell membrane electropermeabilization by means of a nonpermeant
cytotoxic agent (Tadej Kotnik, Alenka Macek-Lebar, Damijan Miklavcic, Lluis M. Mir)
EP-2L
(p. 9)
 Tumor blood flow modifling and anti-vascular effect of electrochemotherapy (Gregor
Sersa, Maja Cemazar)
EP-3L
(p. 11)
 Impedance spectrometry for measurement and controlling tissue effects of electric pulse
treatment (Bertil R.R. Persson, CatrinBaureus Koch, Per Engstrom, Leif G. Salford)
EP-4L
(p. 13)
 Electric pulses induced changes in tumor blood flow: dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI
study (Teodora Ivanusa, Katarina Berovs, Franci Demsar, Vladimir Jevtic, Gregor Sers
EP-5L
(p. 15)
 Electroporation increases radiosensitizing effect of cisplatin on LPB fibrosarcoma
(Simona Kranjc, Maja Cemazer, Alenka Grosel, Gregor Sersa)
EP-6L
(p. 17)
 Therapeutic perspectives of in vivo cell electropermeabilization: electrochemotherapy and
DNA electrotransfer for nonviral gene therapy (Lluis M. Mir)
EP-7L
(p. 19)
 
12:30-14:00Lunch
 
 
Monday
14:00-16:00
TM: Theory and Models (platform presentations)
Chairs: Selma Supek & Tomas Slivnik
 
 
 Numerical simulation studies on neuromagnetic source discrimination: when, where, and
how many (Selma Supek)
TM-1L
(p. 39)
 Modelling the electric field and ionic charge distribution in biological tissue through the
equivalent electric circuit method (Airton Ramos, Adroaldo Roizer, Jefferson L.B.
Marques)
TM-2L
(p. 41)
 Thickness of electric double layer. Effect of ion size. (Klemen Bohinc, Veronika Kralj-
Iglic, Ales lglic, Tomaz Slivnik)
TM-3L
(p. 43)
 Effective conductivity of cell suspensions (Mojca Pavlin, Tomaz Slivnik, Damijan
Miklavcic)
TM-4L
(p. 45)
 Usefulness of double plane method for 3D reconstruction (Tomislav Pribanic, Mario
Cifrek, Stanko Tonkovic)
TM-5L
(p. 47)
 Chaotic response of integral pulse frequency modulation and consideration on the
auditory system (Takahide Matsuoka, Tokihiro Sano)
TM-6L
(p. 49)
 Modeling of skeletal muscle belly twitch response (Natasa Knez, Vojko Valencic, Ales
Belic, Rihard Karba)
TM-7L
(p. 51)
 Time-varying and static magnetic field therapeutics: from mechanisms to clinical
applications (Arthur A. Pilla, David J. Muehsam)
TM-8L
(p. 53)
 
16:00-17:00Coffee Break
 
 
Monday
16:00-17:00
POSTER VIEWING (part I) for Scientific Sessions:
     EP: Electroporation
     TM: Theory and Models
     TD: Technology and Devices
 
 
Monday
16:00-17:00
EP: Electroporation (posters)
 
 
 Effect of polyoxyethylene surfactant Cl2E8 on electroporation of cell line DC3F (Masa
Kanduser, Damijan Miklavcic)
EP-8P
(p. 21)
 Radiation and electro-pulse treatment of N32 tumors of flank of rats (Bertil R.R. Persson,
Per E. Engstrom, Arne Brun, Leif G. Salford)
EP-9P
(p. 23)
 Electrochemotherapy with cisplatin of breast cancer tumour nodules in male patient
(Martina Rebersek, Tanja Cufer, Zvonimir Rudolf, Gregor Sersa)
EP-l0P
(p. 25)
 Electrochemotherapy: first treatment of mast cell tumour in a dog Natasa Tozon, Maja
Cemazar, Gregor Sersa)
EP-11P
(p. 27)
 Influence of vinblastine on electroporation of Bl6Fl cell line (Katja Trontelj, Masa
Kanduser, Damijan Miklavcic)
EP-12P
(p. 29)
 The influence of conductivity of extracellular media on permeabilization and survival of
the cells after electroporation (Gorazd Pucihar, Damijan Miklavcic)
EP-13P
(p 31)
 Numerical modelling of electric field in tissue with two needle electrodes: influence of
needle modelling (Davorka Sel, Damijan Miklavcic)
EP-14P
(p. 33)
 Experimental study on low-intensity transient electromagnetic pulses induced pores on
animal erythrocyte membrane (Changiun Liu, Baoyi Wang, Hong Zhang, Zishu Wang,
Yong Peng)
EP-15P
(p. 35)
 
 
Monday
16:00-17:00
TM: Theory and Models (posters)
 
 
 Do realistic head models need to include brain lesions for EEG inverse problem solution?
(Paolo Bruno, Ricardo Zangrando, Federica Vatta, Paolo Inchingolo)
TM-9P
(p. 55)
 Low resolution surface Laplacian computation for brain computer interface classifiers
(Febo Cincotti, Josep Mourino, Giada Piti, Jose Millan, Luigi Bianchi, Serenella
Salinari, Maria Grazia Marciani, Fabio Babiloni)
TM-l0P
(p. 57)
 
 Cell models and RF electric field absorption distribution (Jose L. Sebastian, S. Munoz, M.
Sancho, J.M. Miranda, B. Ribas Ozonas)
TM-11P
(p. 59)
 Pharmacokinetic model of transmembrane transport caused by electropermeabilization
(Marko Puc, Tadej Kotnik, Lluis M. Mir, Damijan Miklavcic)
TM-12P
(p. 61)
 Conductivity model of human stomach for electrogastrographic studies (Ilmari Konkka,
Hannu Eskola, Jari Punkkinen, Väinö Turjanmaa, Pekka Pikkarainen)
TM-13P
(p. 63)
 Dependency of the inverse ECG solutions on the number of electrodes - Effects of
modelling error and measurement noise (Hanna-Greta Puurtinen, Jari Hyttinen, Päivi
Laarne, Juha Nousiainen, Jaakko Malmivuo)
TM-14P
(p. 65)
 
 Localization errors due to noise versus localization effors due to the 3-shell spherical head
model (Bart Vanrumste, Gert Van Hoey, Rik Van de Walle, Michael D'Have, Paul Boon)
TM-l5P
(p. 67)
 Influences of the peripheral resistance and graft diameter on the wall shear stress near
arterial anastomoses (Stoyan Stoytchev)
TM-16P
(p. 69)
 
Monday
16:00-17:00
TM: Technology and Devices (posters)
 
 
 VI-EMA2: a device for the symultaneous recordings of eye movements and extraocular
muscles electromyography (Agostino Accordo, Pensiero Stefano)
TD-l0P
(p. 91)
 An object oriented approach to biofeedback applications for disabled people (Luigi
Bianchi, Fabio Babiloni, Febo Cincotti, Serenella Salinari, Maria Grazia Marciani)
TD-l1P
(p. 93)
 A computer-based acupuncture medical instrument (Xiao Wei Sun, Q M Zhu) TD-12P
(p. 95)
 On the method and the device for mechanical impedance measuring of human cervix uteri
(Sergei Mazitov, Nickolay Minchenya, Sergei VoskresenslE, Andrew Sovchenko, Andrew
Dudinsky)
TD-13P
(p. 97)
 
 The utilization of clustering methods to identiff the diagnosis in medical practice
(Cristina G. Dascalu, Lucian Boiculese, Gabriela Georgescu)
TD-14P
(p. 99)
 Preliminary results of a new method for non-invasive glucose measurement (S. M. Alovi,
A. Rouane, M. Nadi)
TD-l5P
(p. 101)
 Microwave applicators for "BPH" treatment (Jan Vrba, Miroslov Lapes, J. Domes,
Ladislav Oppl, G. Saliba)
TD-l6P
(p. 103)
 Microwave applicators compatible "NMR" (Jan Vrba, L Zuna, P. Peschke, L. Schad, L.
Pousek, Miroslov Lapes, Ladislov Oppl, G. Saliba, P. Novak)
TD-l7P
(p. 105)
 Technical and clinical activities of microwave thermotherapy in Czech Republic (Jan
Vrba, Miroslav Lapes, Ladislav Oppl)
TD-18P
(p. 107)
 Development of building materials for protection of human house from electromagnetic
smoke (Alexey N. Goltsov, Oleg I. Fisun, Yuriy K. Alexandrov)
TD-19P
(p. 109)
 Computerized analysis of erythrocyte concentration in complex microvascular network
(Mahadevappa Manjunatha)
TD-20P
(p. 111)
 Installation for compensation of geomagnetic storms in apartments for prophylaxis and
rehabilitation of magnetolabile patients (Otar Khomeriki, Nikolai Invia, David Tvildjani,
Tamar Chlaidze, Levan Tvildjani, Dshavara Ugrechelidze, Lev Gheonjian, Tamar
Paatashvili, Galina Jimneleshvili)

 
TD-21P
(p. 113)
Monday
17:00-18:00
TD: Technology and Devices (part I) (platform presentations)
Chairs: Arthur Pilla & Franjo Pernui
 
 
 Testing of medical electrical equipment - ultrasonic therapy equipment (case study)
(Dubravko Kovacic, Bozidar Curkovic, Ratko Magjarevic, Branko Breyer)
TD-1L
(p. 73)
 Immunity of pacemakers at low frequency signals (A. Hedjiedj, C. Goeury, M. Nadi)TD-2L
(p. 75)
 Analysis of fundamental limitations of electric-type hyperthermia applicators based on the
TLM method (Hugo Dominguez, Adroaldo Raizer)
TD-3L
(p. 77)
 Effects of microwaves exposure (GSM-900; CW 915 MHz) on ODC-activity and
polyamine levels in mice nad rats (Bertil R.R. Persson, Lo Persson, Leif G. Salford)
TD-4L
(p. 79)
 
18:00-19:00ISBEM General Meeting (Festival Hall) 
19:00-20:00ISBEM Council Meeting (Grand Hotel Toplice, White Lounge) 

Tuesday, 10 October 2000

08:00-16:30Registration Desk Open 
08:15-08:30Opening Remarks
 
 
Tuesday
08:30-10:00
BM: Bioelectromagnetic Measurements (part I) (platform presentations)
Chairs: Jaakko Malmivuo & Marko Munih
 
 
 Invited lecture: Roberto Merletti
Surface EMG detected with linear electrode arrays: a window on muscle features and
force control strategies (Roberto Merletti, Dario Farina, Marco Gazzoni)
BM-1L
(p. 117)
 
 The new analysing method for the surface EMG data (Viiu Tuulik, Rain Ferenets, Jaanus
Lass, Mai Vaht)
BM-2L
(p. 119)
 Correlation of results of coronarographic examination and high-resolution
vectorcardiography (Ryszard Krzyminiewski, Grazyna Panek, Roman Stepien, Urszula
Schmidt)
BM-3L
(p. 121)
 
 Application of lead field theory and volume conductor modeling in the development of
l2-lead impedance cardiography (Pasi Kauppinen, Tiit Kööbi, Jari Hyttinen, Seppo
Kaukinen, Jaakko Malmivuo)
BM-4L
(p. 123)
 
 Analysis of AC current conduction through the human tooth (Dejan Krizaj, J. Svajger, J.
Jan, V. Valencic)
BM-5L
(p. 125)
10:00-11:00Coffee Break
 
 
Tuesday
10:00-11:00
POSTER VIEWING (part II) for Scientific Sessions:
     BM: Bioelectromagnetic Measurements
     FM: Fundamental Mechanisms of EMF Interactions
     ST: Soft Tissue and Bone Healing
 
 
Tuesday
10:00-11:00
BM: Bioelectromagnetic Measurements (posters)
 
 
 Recognition of imagined hand movements by signal space projection and Fisher
discriminant linear classifiers (Fabio Babiloni, Febo Cincotti, Luigi Bianchi, Giada Pirri,
Jose Millan, Josep Mourino, Serenella Salinari, Maria Grazia Marciani)
BM-11P
(p. 137)
 
 Localization of dual preexcitation sites using electrocardiographic inverse solution (Vojko
Jazbinsek, Rok Hren)
BM-12P
(p. 139)
 Difference in single dipole localization of visual evoked potentials using two skull
resistivity models (Päivi Laarne, Mirja Tenhunen-Eskelinen, Jari Hyttinen, Hannu
Eskola)
BM-13P
(p. 141)
 
 An effective method to measure evoked potential (Bor-Shyh Lin, Bor-Shing Lin, Jiann-
Ling Liu, Fok-Ching Chong)
BM-14P
(p. 143)
 Impedance characteristics of the vocal tract soft tissues (Vojtech Misun, Anna Ryndova)
BM-l5P
(p. 145)
 Sensitivity of EEG source localisation to brain lesion conductivity as a method to improve
source estimate position (Federica Vatta, Paolo Bruno, Paolo Inchingolo)
BM-16P
(p. 147)
 The measure of dimensional complexity in the EEG of schizophrenic patients (Ying-Jie
Lee, Yi-Sheng Zhu, Min-Fen Shen, Jia-Yi Chen, Hong-Xuan Zhang)
BM-17P
(p. 149)
Tuesday
10:00-11:00
FM: Fundamental Mechanisms of EMF Interactions (posters)
 
 
 Effect of 50 Hz magnetic fields on lipid peroxidation of the rat kidney (Henri M. Brugere,
Francoise Pupin, Jacques Lambrozo)
FM-7P
(p. 165)
 The studies on the influence of intestinal myoelectrical activity-related electromagnetic
field (EMF) on bacterial growth and protein profiles in Escherichia coli cells (Daniel
Laubitz, Anna Wojcik, Elzbieta Grzesiuk, Stefan G. Pierzynowski)
FM-8P
(p. 167)
 
 The intestinal myoelectrical activity-related electromagnetic field exposure of bacteria
induces protection against subsequent UV254nm (UVC) irradiation (Anna Wojcik, Daniel
Laubitz, Stefan G. Pierzynowski, Elzbieta Grzesiuk)
FM-9P
(p. 169)
 
 Influence of modulated uncharged-particle beams on the spontaneous brain activity (Kiril
G. Markov, A. I. Enikova, D. Chavdarov, P. Zubov)
FM-l0P
(p. 171)
 MMW pretreatment initiate protective effect in thylakoid membranes after adding of
electron flow inhibitors (Lubomir Traikov, V. Goltsev, V. Dolchinkova, Marko S. Markov)
FM-11P
(p. 173)
Tuesday
10:00-11:00
ST: Soft Tissue and Bone Healing (posters)
 
 
 A new type of very low-power modulated laser device: soft-tissues changes induced in
osteoarthritic patients revealed by sonographic examination (L. Baratto, R. Capra, M.
Farinelli, P. Monteforte, Pietro Moresso, G. Rovetta)
5T-6P
(p. 187)
 
 Accelerated healing of electrically stimulated chronic wounds (David Cukjati, Rajmond
Savrin, Helika Benko, Stanislav Rebersek, Damijan Miklavcic)
ST-7P
(p. 189)
 Therapeutic electromagnetic field effects on angiogenesis during tumor growth (C. D.
Williams, Marko S. Markov)
ST-8P
(p. 191)
 Electrically conductive and ferromagnetic nerve guide hinders regeneration of rat's
sensory axons. Preliminary report. (Martin Tomsic, Fajko Bajrovic)
ST-9P
(p. 193)
 Treatment of in-stent restenosis by RF heating (Igor Sersa, Matjaz Sinkovec)ST-10P
(p. 195)
 Frequency-depended alteration of skin wound healing pulsed extremely low frequency
electromagnetic fields (Fathollah Bouzarjomehri, Sohrab Hajizadeh, Ali Akbar Sharafi,
Siid Mohammad Firoozabadi)
ST-1lP
(p. 197)
 
 Possible implication of reactive oxygen species, immune system and pH in
electrochemical treatment (Luis Bergues, Hector Camue, Rodolfo Perez, Magalys Suarez,
Richard Hinoyosa, Liban Montes de Oca, Miriam Farina, Odalis de la Guardia)
ST-12P
(p. 199)
 
 Effects of direct electric current in tumors treatment (Luis Bergues, Hector Camue,
Rodolfo Perez, Magalys Suarez, Richard Hinojosa, Liban Montes de Oca, Miriam Farina,
Odalis de la Guardia)

 
ST-l3P
(p. 201)
Tuesday
11:00-12:15
BM: Bioelectromagnetic Measurements (part II) (platform presentations)
Chairs: Marko S. Markov & Igor Jerman
 
 
 Combined magnetic fields reverse osteopenia and restore strength in a rodent model of
osteoporosis (James T. Ryaby, Ellen Jurischk, David L. Haupt, John H. Kinney)
FM-1L
(p. 153)
 New evidence for existence of biological windows (Marko S. Markov)FM-2L
(p. 155)
 Effects of 50-Hz magnetic fields onCA+ oscillations in mouse pancreatic islets (F.
Madec, B. Billaudel, P. Sartor, Bernard Veyret)
FM-3L
(p. 157)
 Non-thermal effects of microwave fields on cell proliferation and heat-shock proteins
(Sianette Kwee, Svetlozar Velizarov)
FM-4L
(p. 159)
 Electromagnetic fields accelerate electron transfer reactions (Martin Blank, Lily Soo)FM-5L
(p. 161)
 Biologically based safety standards for cell phones: discriminating between heat and
magnetic fields (Reba M. Goodman, Martin Blank)
FM-6L
(p. 163)
 
15:30-16:30Coffee Break
 
 
Tuesday
15:30-16:30
POSTER VIEWING (part III) for Scientific Sessions:
     EM: Electric and Magnetic Stimulation
     HR: EMF Health Risk Effects and Dosimetry
 
 
Tuesday
15:30-16:30
EM: Electric and Magnetic Stimulation (posters)
 
 
 The comparison of the H-reflex parameters in electrical stimulations of vertebral column
and peripheral (F. Ebrahimi, Siid Mohammad Firoozabadi, G. Torkaman)
EM-8P
(p. 219)
 The effects of tripolar precutaneous lumbar stimulation on the H-reflex recruitment curve
(N. Saeedi, S. M.P. Firoozabadi, G Torkaman, A. Kazemnejad)
EM-9P
(p. 221)
Tuesday
15:30-16:30
HR: EMF Health Risk Effects and Dosimetry (posters)
 
 
 Effects of 50 Hz,14 mTrms circularly polarized magnetic field exposures on cytokine
production of mouse macrophage (Hiromi Kubota, Izumi Nishimura)
HR-7P
(p. 237)
 Development of spontaneous leukemia in AKR mice exposed to 50 H2,350 microTrms,
circularly polarized magnetic field for 6 to 30 weeks (Izumi Nishimura, Hiromi Kubota)
HR-8P
(p. 239)
 GSM phones and nervous system in rats: quantification and localisation of
neurotransmitters with immunohistochemistry and image analysis (A. L. Mausset, Rene de
Seze, L. Miro, A. Privat)
HR-9P
(p. 241)
 
 Studies of pulsed 90011800 MHz RF-fields on the permeability of the blood-brain barrier
in rats (Bertil R.R. Persson, Lars Malmgren, Arne Brun, Leif G Salfurd)
HR-10P
(p. 243)
 Is the macrophage multinucleation consequence of microwave irradiation (Ivancica
Trosic, Mirjana Matausic-Pisl, Zeljko Radalj, Ivana Busljeta)
HR-11P
(p. 245)
 The effect of extremely-high-frequency electromagnetic radiation on immunological
indices in healthy mice under different exposure regimens (Konstantin V. Lushnikov,
Andrew B. Gapeyev, Vladimir B. Sadovnikov, Nikoloy K Chemeris)
HR-12P
(p.247)
 
 Late ventricular potentials in workers exposed to VHF electromagnetic fields (EMF)
(Alicja Bortkiewicz, Elzbieta Gadzicka, Marek Zmyslony, Wieslnv Szymczak)
HR-l3P
(p. 249)
 Late ventricular potentials in workers exposed to electromagnetic fields at frequencies
0.738 to 1.503 MHz (Elzbieta Gadzicka, Alicja Bortkiewicz, Marek Zmyslony, Wieslaw
Szymczak)
HR-l4P
(p. 251)
 
 Comparison between SAR values induced in the head by cellular phones and hands-free
kits (Rosanna Pinto, S. Mancini, D. Asta, G. A. Lovisolo)
HR-l5P
(p. 253)
 
Tuesday
16:30-17:45
ST: Soft Tissue and Bone Healing (platform presentations)
Chairs: Ruggero Cadossi & Martin Stefancic
 
 
 Physiological DC electric fields in developing embryos and healing wounds (Richard
Nuccitelli, Rivkah R. Iseroff, Erik V. Mukerjee, Scott D. Collins, Rosemary L. Smith)
ST-1L
(p. 177)
 Spinal cord explants in vitro: effects of static magnetic fields (SMF) and ara-C on neurite
growth. (Betty F. Sisken, Roy Trumbo, Andrew Twehues)
ST-2L
(p, 179)
 Effects of various EMF on nerve regeneration in vitro (Ewa Herbst, Philip Resig, Scott
Ranney, Betty F. Sisken)
ST-3L
(p. 181)
 Combined magnetic fields accelerate primary spine fusion: a prospective, double blind,
randomized, placebo controlled clinical study. (James T. Ryaby, Raymond J. Linovitz,
Frank P. Magee, Joel S. Faden, Regina Ponder, Larry R. Muenz)
ST-4L
(p. 183)
 
 Clinical experience with capacitively-coupled electric fields (Myron K. MacDonald, M.
J.H. Bonneau)
ST-5L
(p. 185)
 
17:45-18:30Poster Dismounting 
19:30-22:00Cocktail & Conference Banquet (Grand Hotel Toplice) 

Wednesday, 11 October 2000

09:00Departure of buses from in front of Grand Hotel Toplice 
10:30-...Excursion to the Institute of Republic of Sloveniafor Rehabilitation in Ljabljana 
 Lunch
16:00-...Visit to Postojna Caves 
19:30Return to Bled 

Thursday, 12 October 2000

08:00-16:00Registration Desk Open 
08:15-08:30Opening Remarks
 
 
Thursday
08:30-10:15
EM: Electric and Magnetic Stimulation (platform presentations)
Chairs: Shoogo Ueno & Milan Gregoriö
 
 
 Recent advances in brain magnetics and tissue engineering (Shoogo Ueno)EM-IL
(p. 205)
 Influence of hip extensors and ankle plantar flexors stimulation on paraplegic person's
standing-up (Jernej Kuzelicki, Tadej Bajd, Roman Kamnik, Pavla Obreza, Helika Benko,
Martin Stefancic)
EM-2L
(p.207)
 
 Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation with electrical stimulation (Pavla Obreza,
Marko Munih, Helika Benko)
EM-3L
(p. 209)
 Long-term effects of electrical stimulation on parameters of postocclusive reactive
hyperemia in patients with peripheral vascuar disease (Rudi Kragelj, Tatjano Erjavec,
Tomaz Jarm, Marjeta Presern-Strukef, Damijan Miklavcic)
EM-4L
(p. 211)
 
 Functional electrical stimulation (FES) as a counterrneasure against muscular atrophy in
long-term space flights (Dietmar Rafolt, W. Mayr, G. Freilinger, Manfred Bijak, C. Hofer,
H. Lanmueller, M. Reichel, S. Sauermann, C. Schmutterer, E. Unger, I. Kozlovskaya)
EM-5L
(p. 213)
 
 Adaptive modeling of electrically stimulated muscle using reference models (Matija
Ponikvar, Marko Munih)
EM-6L
(p. 215)
 Tricycle for paraplegic's: stimulation equipment (Manfred Btjak, M. Reichel, C. Hofer, M.
Gfohler, W. Mayr, T. Eberharter, T. Angeli, P. Lugner, L. Rinder, H. Kern)
EM-7L
(p. 217)
10:15-10:45Coffee Break
 
 
Thursday
10:45-12:00
TD: Technology and Devices (part II) (platform presentations)
Chairs: Ratko Magiarevic & Marian Mihelin
 
 
 Correlation between results of different methods for measurement of blood perfusion and
oxygenation changes in tumors after electrochemotherapy (Tomaz Jarm, Fritz Steinberg,
Maja Cemazar, Christian Streffer, Gregor Serso, Damiian Miklavcic)
TD-5L
(p. 81)
 
 Impact of different anisotropic conductivity conditions on cardiac magnetic fields and
electric potentials (Olof Kosch, P. Meindl, U. Steinhoff, V. Jazbinsek, Z. Trontelj, L.
Trahms)
TD-6L
(p. 83)
 
 Evaluation of an automated system for cell colony counting (Rok Bernard, Masa
Kanduser, Franjo Pernus)
TD-7L
(p. 85)
 Acoustical evaluation of ultrasonic horns for an endoscopic contact ultrasonic probe (Alan
Stimac, Bojan lvancevic, Kristian Jambrosic)
TD-8L
(p. 87)
 Novel macromolecular contrast agents for dynamic contrast enhanced MRI (Katarina
Beravs, Teodora lvanusa, Franci Demsar, Vladimir Jevtic, Igor Sersa, Gregor
TD-9L
(p. 89)
 
12:30-14:00Lunch
 
 
Thursday
14:00-15:30
HR: EMF Health Risk Effects and Dosimetry (platform presentations)
Chairs: John de Lorge & Peter Gajsek
 
 
 Project NEMESIS: double-blind study on effects of 50Hz EMF on physiological
parameters during sleep in people suffering from electrical hypersensitivity (Christopher
H. Mueller, Helmut Krueger, Christoph Schierz)
HR-1L
(p. 225)
 
 Parametric dependence of Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) on permittivity of different
biological tissues (Peter Gajsek, Patrick A. Mason, J. M. Ziriac, W. D. Hurt, T. J.
Walters)
HR-2L
(p. 227)
 
 An inverse scattering approach for the electric field prediction in biological bodies
(Emanuela Bermani, Salvatore Caorsi, Andrea Massa)
HR-3L
(p. 229)
 Temporal skin warming during exposure to cellular telephones (G. Pina, P. Molzac, Rene
de Seze)
HR-4L
(p. 231)
 An attempt to replicate microwave effects on calcium efflux from chick brain (James H.
Meritt, Patrick A. Mason)
HR-SL
(p. 233)
 Modulated 900 MHz exposure condition characterization for the study on immune system
of mice and preliminary results (D. Asta, L. Ardoino, Paolo Galloni, Rosanna Pinto, C.
Pioli, C. Marino)

 
HR-6L
(p. 235)
15:30-16:30Results of Student Competition
 
 
 Conference Closing