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Thermography: A Feasible Method for Screening Breast Cancer?

Coll Antropol. 2013 Jun;37(2):583-8.  Thermography - a feasible method for screening breast cancer? Kolarić D, Herceg Z, Nola IA, Ramljak V, Kulis T, Holjevac JK, Deutsch JA, Antonini S. Potential use of thermography for more effective detection of breast carcinoma was evaluated on 26 patients scheduled for breast carcinoma surgery. Ultrasonographic scan, mammography and thermography [...]

By |2017-09-09T21:49:46+00:00September 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Digital Infra-red Thermal Imaging as an Adjunctive Screening Method for Breast Carcinoma

Int J Surg 2014 Nov 7;12(12):1439-1443. Evaluation of digital infra-red thermal imaging as an adjunctive screening method for breast carcinoma: A pilot study. Rassiwala M1, Mathur P2, Mathur R3, Farid K3, Shukla S3, Gupta PK4, Jain B4. •1Department of Surgery, M.G.M. Medical College and M.Y. Hospital, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. •2Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, [...]

By |2017-09-09T21:47:58+00:00September 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thermographic Investigation of Tumor Size

J Biomed Opt.2013;18(11):111410. doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.18.11.111410.  Thermographic investigation of tumor size, and its correlation to tumor relative temperature, in mice with transplantable solid breast carcinoma. Tepper M, Shoval A, Hoffer O, Confino H, Schmidt M, Kelson I, Keisari Y, Gannot I. Treating cancer is one of the major challenges of modern medicine. Since mice models are [...]

By |2017-09-09T21:46:46+00:00September 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Infrared Imaging of Human Brain Sections

APMIS, 1997 Oct; 105(10):801-805 Infrared imaging of human brain sections. A new biomedical application of the thermocamera.  Human brains, removed at routine autopsy, were subjected to neuropathological investigation. The usual gross morphological investigation of the brains was extended to include the detection of their infrared emissions. Fundamental structures, such as the grey and white matter, [...]

By |2017-09-09T21:44:13+00:00September 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Intraoperative Real-time High-resolution Dynamic Infrared Imaging

J Neurosurg 2002 Dec;97(6):1460-71 Vision of the future: initial experience with intraoperative real-time high-resolution dynamic infrared imaging. Technical note. Ecker RD, Goerss SJ, Meyer FB, Cohen-Gadol AA, Britton JW, Levine JA.  Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA. High-resolution dynamic infrared (DIR) imaging provides intraoperative real-time physiological, anatomical, and pathological information; however, [...]

By |2017-09-09T21:43:42+00:00September 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Intraoperative Infrared Imaging of Brain Tumors

J Neurosurg. 2004 Dec;101(6):960-9. Intraoperative infrared imaging of brain tumors. Gorbach AM, Heiss JD, Kopylev L, Oldfield EH. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Bioengineering and Physical Science, Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892-5766, USA. Although clinical imaging defines the anatomical relationship between a brain tumor and the [...]

By |2017-09-09T21:57:10+00:00September 9th, 2017|Articles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Intraoperative Application of Thermography in Extracranial-intracranial Bypass Surgery

Neurosurgery. 2007 Apr;60(4 Suppl 2):362-5; Intraoperative application of thermography in extracranial-intracranial bypass surgery.  Okada Y, Kawamata T, Kawashima A, Hori T  Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Tokyo, Japan. OBJECTIVE: The extracranial-intracranial bypass may have the potential to improve hemodynamic cerebral ischemia caused by occlusive diseases of the main cerebral arteries. Intraoperative confirmation of effective [...]

By |2017-09-09T21:41:39+00:00September 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spatially Defined Modulation of Skin Temperature

Brain, 2012 Dec;135(pt12):3676-86 Spatially defined modulation of skin temperature and hand ownership of both hands in patients with unilateral complex regional pain syndrome. Moseley Gl, Gallace A, Iannetti GD.  Sansom Institute for Health Research, University of South Australia, GPO Box 2471, Adelaide 5001, Australia. Numerous clinical conditions, including complex regional pain syndrome, are characterized by [...]

By |2017-09-09T21:40:05+00:00September 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Brain Surface Heating After Exposure to Ultrasound

Ultrasound Med Biol. 2016 Feb 25 Brain Surface Heating After Exposure to Ultrasound: An Analysis Using Thermography. Schneider ME, Lombardo P Dept. of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences, School of Biomedical Science, Monash University, Victoria, Australia Ultrasound is the imaging modality of choice to monitor brain pathologies in neonates after complicated deliveries. Animal studies have [...]

By |2017-09-09T21:39:11+00:00September 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thermal Signature Analysis for Evaluating Inflammatory Arthritis Activity

Thermal signature analysis as a novel method for evaluating inflammatory arthritis activity. Brenner M, Braun C, Oster M, Gulko PS North Shore-LIJ Research Institute, United States. OBJECTIVES: To determine the potential usefulness of a novel thermal imaging technology to evaluate and monitor inflammatory arthritis activity in small joints using rat models, and to determine whether [...]

By |2017-09-09T21:38:30+00:00September 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Arthritis: Assessment of Hand Osteoarthritis

Rheumatology (Oxford). 2004 Jul;43(7):915-9. Epub 2004 May 04. Assessment of hand osteoarthritis: correlation between thermographic and radiographic methods. Varju G, Pieper CF, Renner JB, Kraus VB. Box 3416, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA. OBJECTIVE: Anatomical stages of digital osteoarthritis (OA) have been characterized radiographically as progressing through sequential phases from normal to [...]

By |2017-09-09T21:37:35+00:00September 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Allergy: Facial Thermography for Assessing Food Challenge Outcome

Allergy. 2007 Jul;62(7):744-9 Facial thermography is a sensitive and specific method for assessing food challenge outcome. Clark AT, Mangat JS, Tay SS, King Y, Monk CJ, White PA, Ewan PW. Department of Allergy, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, UK. BACKGROUND: Oral challenge is widely used for diagnosing food allergy but variable interpretation [...]

By |2017-09-09T21:36:38+00:00September 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Peripheral Facial Paralysis Aided by Infrared Thermography

Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1991 Jun, 11(2):139-45 Peripheral facial paralysis aided by infrared thermography. We have carried out clinical observations on 34 patients with peripheral facial paralysis treated by acupuncture therapy prescribed according to selection of treatment regimen on the basis of facial thermogram and temperature. A comparison was made with a control group [...]

By |2017-09-09T21:34:59+00:00September 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Analgesic Efficacy of Bee Venom Acupuncture for Knee Osteoarthritis

Am J Chin Med. 2001;29(2):187-99. The analgesic efficacy of bee venom acupuncture for knee osteoarthritis: a comparative study with needle acupuncture. Kwon YB, Kim JH, Yoon JH, Lee JD, Han HJ, Mar WC, Beitz AJ, Lee JH Department of Veterinary Physiology, College of Veterinary Medicine and School of Agricultural Biotechnology, Seoul National University, Suwon, Korea. [...]

By |2017-09-09T21:34:16+00:00September 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Appearance of Human Meridian-like Structure and Acupoints

Appearance of human meridian-like structure and acupoints and its time correlation by infrared thermal imaging. Yang HQ, Xie SS, Hu XL, Chen L, Li H. Key Laboratory of OptoElectronic Science and Technology for Medicine of Ministry of Education, Institute of Laser and OptoElectronics Technology, Fujian Normal University, Fuzhou 350007, China. "The meridians and acupoints of [...]

By |2017-09-09T21:32:53+00:00September 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thermography for Assessing Effects During Acupuncture

Contact-free infrared thermography for assessing effects during acupuncture: a randomized, single-blinded, placebo-controlled crossover clinical trial. Agarwal-Kozlowski K, Lange AC, Beck H. Center for Palliative Care and Pain Management, Doerenberg Medical Center, Bad Iburg, Germany. BACKGROUND: Although evidence of its effects is tentative, acupuncture has long been used in the treatment of multiple maladies. So far, [...]

By |2017-09-09T21:31:52+00:00September 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Telethermography in the Evaluation of Preterm Premature Rupture of the Fetal Membranes

Application of telethermography in the evaluation of preterm premature rupture of the fetal membranes. Sheinberg M, Hayashi R, Bromley J, Dormer L.; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, USA The development of chorioamnionitis is a serious complication associated with preterm premature rupture of the fetal membranes (PPROM). There is no [...]

By |2017-09-09T21:29:47+00:00September 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Study Show How Radiation Causes Breast Cancer

Study shows how radiation causes breast cancer Wednesday, June 09, 2010 by: S. L. Baker, features writer (NaturalNews) It's well-established that exposure to ionizing radiation can trigger mutations and other genetic damage and cause normal cells to become malignant. So it seems amazing how mainstream medicine frequently dismisses the idea that medical imaging tests from [...]

By |2017-09-09T21:28:03+00:00September 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thermography: A Safer Option for Breast Cancer Screening

Thermography: A Safer Option for Breast Cancer Screening by Mary Laredo, citizen journalist (NaturalNews.com) The occurrence of breast cancer has dramatically increased in the past 50 years and the medical establishment encourages the use of annual mammogram screenings as a woman’s best option for early detection. In fact, for more than 30 years it’s been [...]

By |2017-09-09T21:25:49+00:00September 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mammography and Thermography

Mammography and Thermography By Robin Bernhoft, MD Recent changes in federal recommendations for breast cancer screening have created quite an uproar.  Many women suspect the goal of the panel was to cut medical expenses, at the cost of delaying the diagnosis of many cases of breast cancer.  I do not think those fears are valid.  [...]

By |2017-09-09T21:25:04+00:00September 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Best Breast Test: The Promise of Thermography

The Best Breast Test: The Promise of Thermography Christiane Northrup, MD Board-certified ob/gyn, bestselling author Posted: October 12, 2010 08:23 AM Every year when Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October) comes around I am a saddened and surprised that thermography hasn't become more popular. Part of this is my mindset. I'd rather focus on breast health [...]

By |2017-09-09T15:46:10+00:00September 9th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

Infrared Imaging of the Breast

The Breast Journal, Volume 4, Number 4, 1998, 245-251 Infrared Imaging of the Breast: Initial Reappraisal Using High-Resolution Digital Technology in 100 Successive Cases of Stage I and II Breast Cancer.  Department of Oncology, St. Mary's Hospital, Montreal, Quebec; Department of Radiotherapy, London Cancer Center, London, Ontario; and Ville Marie Breast and Oncology Center, Montreal, [...]

By |2017-09-09T15:44:05+00:00September 9th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

Skin Reactions after Breast-conserving Therapy

Breast Cancer 2000 Apr 25;7(2):142-148 Skin Reactions after Breast-conserving Therapy and Prediction of Late Complications Using Physiological Functions.  Sekine H, Kobayashi M, Honda C, Aoki M, Nakagawa M, Kanehira C; Department of Radiology, Division of Radiotherapy, The Jikei University School of Medicine, 3-25-8 Nishi-Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8461, Japan. BACKGROUND: The temperature of the skin remains [...]

By |2017-09-09T15:43:27+00:00September 9th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

Circadian Rhythm Chaos: A New Breast Cancer Marker 

Int J Fertil Womens Med 2001  Sep-Oct;46(5):238-47 Circadian rhythm chaos: a new breast cancer marker.  Keith LG, Oleszczuk JJ, Laguens M.; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The most disappointing aspect of breast cancer treatment as a public health issue has been the failure of screening to improve mortality [...]

By |2017-09-09T15:42:42+00:00September 9th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

Effect of Forced Convection on the Skin Thermal Expression of Breast Cancer

J Biomech Eng. 2004 Apr;126(2):204-11. Effect of forced convection on the skin thermal expression of breast cancer. Hu L, Gupta A, Gore JP, Xu LX.; School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA. A bioheat-transfer-based numerical model was utilized to study the energy balance in healthy and malignant breasts subjected to forced [...]

By |2017-09-09T15:40:27+00:00September 9th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

Advances in Breast Imaging

Surg Technol Int. 2005;14:51-6. Advances in breast imaging Agnese DM. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Although mammography remains the most widely used tool for the early detection of breast cancers and evaluation of palpable abnormalities, a number of other imaging tools are being developed and used. Ultrasonography (US) is an excellent adjunct to conventional [...]

By |2017-09-09T15:39:36+00:00September 9th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

Effectiveness of a Noninvasive Digital Infrared thermal Imaging System

Am J Surg. 2008 Oct;196(4):523-6. Effectiveness of a noninvasive digital infrared thermal imaging system in the detection of breast cancer. Arora N, Martins D, Ruggerio D, Tousimis E, Swistel AJ, Osborne MP, Simmons RM Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell, New York, NY BACKGROUND: Digital infrared thermal imaging (DITI) has resurfaced in this era [...]

By |2017-09-09T15:39:06+00:00September 9th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments