Microwave Thermal Imaging: Technical Advances and Clinical Findings

  • M. Gautherie
  • J.-L. Guerquin-Kern
  • A. Kotewicz


In the last few years, prototype equipments of microwave thermography have been developed and used to evaluate subcutaneous temperature distributions in certain medical conditions. The clinical results obtained indicate the potential for microwave thermography for the thermal assessment of certain diseases. Applications include prognosis and follow-up, and the monitoring of tumour temperature during hyperthermia generated for therapeutic purposes.


Infrared Thermography Microwave Radiometer Metabolic Heat Production Thermal Pattern Tumour Temperature 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Gautherie
    • 1
  • J.-L. Guerquin-Kern
    • 1
  • A. Kotewicz
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Thermologie BiomedicaleUniversite Louis PasteurStrasbourgFrance

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