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Modelling Cutaneous Senescence Process

  • Maria Crisan
  • Carlo Cattani
  • Radu Badea
  • Paulina Mitrea
  • Mira Florea
  • Diana Crisan
  • Delia Mitrea
  • Razvan Bucur
  • Gabriela Checiches
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6017)

Abstract

During the last years, skin aging has become an area of increasing research interest. High frequency ultrasound allows the “in vivo” appreciation of certain histological parameters and offers new characteristic markers, which may quantify the severity of the cutaneous senescence process. This paper focuses on measuring the changes in skin thickness and dermis echogenicity , as part of the complex ageing process, on different intervals of age. In particular by using a multiscale approach we will compute some parameters which are connected with complexity (fractal structure) of skin ageing.

Keywords

Ultrasound Senescence Skin modeling 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Crisan
    • 1
  • Carlo Cattani
    • 2
  • Radu Badea
    • 3
  • Paulina Mitrea
    • 4
  • Mira Florea
    • 5
  • Diana Crisan
    • 1
  • Delia Mitrea
    • 4
  • Razvan Bucur
    • 6
  • Gabriela Checiches
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of HistologyUniversity of Medicine and Pharmacy “Iuliu Hatieganu”Cluj- NapocaRomania
  2. 2.Department of Pharmaceutical SciencesUniversity of SalernoItaly
  3. 3.Department of UltrasonographyUniversity of Medicine and Pharmacy “Iuliu Hatieganu” Cluj- NapocaRomania
  4. 4.Faculty of Automation and Computer Science, Department of Computer ScienceTechnical University of Cluj-NapocaRomania
  5. 5.Mira Florea, Family Medicine Department, Internal medicine specialityUniversity of Medicine and Pharmacy “Iuliu Hatieganu” Cluj- NapocaRomania
  6. 6.Clinic of Dermatology, Regional Emergency Hospital , Cluj-Napoca 

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