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Medical Infrared Imaging

1st Edition

By Nicholas A. Diakides

CRC Press

448 pages

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Rapid evolution of technical advances in infrared sensor technology, image processing, �smart� algorithms, databases, and system integration paves the way for new methods of research and use in medical infrared imaging. These breakthroughs permit easy-to-use, high-sensitivity imaging that can address key issues of diagnostic specificity and engende

Table of Contents

Advances in Medical Infrared Imaging, The Historical Development of Thermometry and Thermal Imaging in Medicine, Infrared Detectors and Detector Arrays for Medical Imaging, Infrared Camera Characterization, Infrared Camera and Optics for Medical Applications, Physiology of Thermal Signals, Quantitative Active Dynamic Thermal IR- Imaging and Tomography in Medical Diagnostics, Dynamic Thermal Assessment, Infrared Imaging of the Breast- An Overview, Functional Infrared Imaging of the Breast: Historical Perspectives, Current Application, Future Considerations, Detecting Breast Cancer from Thermal Infrared Images by

Asymmetry Analysis, Advanced Thermal Image Processing, Physiology-Based Face Recognition in the Thermal Infrared Spectrum, Infrared Imaging for Functional Monitoring of Disease Processes, Biomedical Applications of Functional Infrared Imaging, Fever Mass Screening Tool for Infectious Diseases Outbreak: Integrated Artificial Intelligence with Bio-Statistical Approach in Thermogram Analysis, Thermal Imaging in Diseases of the Skeletal and Neuromuscular Systems, Functional Infrared Imaging in the Evaluation of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Type I: Current Pathophysiological Concepts, Methodology, Case Studies, Clinical Implications, Thermal Imaging in Surgery, Infrared Imaging Applied to Dentistry, Use of Infrared Imaging in Veterinarian Medicine, Standard Procedures for Infrared Imaging in Medicine, Storage and Retrieval of Medical Thermograms, Ethical Obligations in Infrared Imaging Research and Practice, Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED009000
MEDICAL / Biotechnology