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  • Vol. 80, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2013
  • pp: 400–404

Methods of analyzing the temperature dynamics of the human body from the data of IR thermography and their use in diagnosing breast cancer

E. I. Gerasimova, O. A. Plekhov, O. B. Naĭmark, and I. A. Panteleev  »View Author Affiliations


Journal of Optical Technology, Vol. 80, Issue 6, pp. 400-404 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOT.80.000400


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Abstract

This paper discusses the evolution of the temperature on the surface of the human body directly in a projection of a malignant tumor and at some distance from it. Models are proposed for the propagation of heat in the region of the mammary gland that make it possible to estimate the limits of sensitivity of the method of IR thermography and to predict the rate at which the tumor is developing. It is shown that the temperature signals have substantial fluctuations in the region of both healthy and pathological tissue. Mathematical models for processing the temperature signals are proposed in order to calculate the quantitative differences between the healthy and pathological regions. These techniques, in combination with standard thermal-vision symptoms, can be used as a supplementary risk factor when diagnosing a malignant tumor.

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OCIS Codes
(110.3080) Imaging systems : Infrared imaging
(170.1610) Medical optics and biotechnology : Clinical applications
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging

History
Original Manuscript: February 18, 2013
Published: June 18, 2013

Citation
E. I. Gerasimova, O. A. Plekhov, O. B. Naĭmark, and I. A. Panteleev, "Methods of analyzing the temperature dynamics of the human body from the data of IR thermography and their use in diagnosing breast cancer," J. Opt. Technol. 80, 400-404 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jot/abstract.cfm?URI=jot-80-6-400


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