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Computer-Aided Tomographic Thermography

  • Michael M. Chen

Abstract

The use of thermography as a medical diagnostic tool has been described in Chap. 25. In contrast to x-ray and ultrasound-imaging techniques, which detect structural differences, thermography is sensitive to functional parameters, such as circulation and metabolic rate, thus providing information not obtainable with other methods.

Keywords

Heat Transfer Coefficient Biot Number Perfusion Parameter Inhomogeneous Term Perfusion Pattern 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael M. Chen
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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Industrial EngineeringUniversity of IllinoisUrbanaUSA

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