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Table 1 Electrical and thermal properties of modeled tissues taken from relevant literature (given in brackets)

From: Investigation of safety for electrochemotherapy and irreversible electroporation ablation therapies in patients with cardiac pacemakers

  Fat Tumor Muscle
Initial electrical conductivity σ0 (S/m) 0.080 [40, 41] 0.200 [39, 42] 0.135 [35, 39]
Final electrical conductivity σend (S/m) 0.240 [35, 39] 0.600 [35, 39] 0.405 [35, 39]
Threshold for reversible EP (V/cm) 100 [35, 39] 400 [35, 39] 200 [35, 39]
Threshold for irreversible EP (V/cm) 900 [35, 39] 900 [35, 39] 900 [35, 39]
Thermal conductivity k (W/m K) 0.21 [41] 0.52 [20, 40] 0.49 [41]
Specific heat capacity Cp (J/ kg K) 2348 [41] 3540 [20] 3421 [41]
Density ρ (kg/m3) 911 [41] 1079 [41] 1090 [41]
Perfusion rate ω (1/s) 0.00043 [40] 0.01798 [40] 0.00069 [40]
Thermal coefficient of conductivity αT (%/°C) 1.5 [20] 1.5 [20] 1.5 [20]