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The Truth About Breast Thermography
Thermal Imaging Cameras in Airports
Health Care Reform?
Thermal Cameras in Modern Medicine
Mammography vs Thermography
The Truth About Breast Thermography Breast thermography is a clinical diagnostic procedure which uses highly specialized infra red cameras to measure the heat coming from the body, in this case, the breast. Thermography has been approved for this purpose for many years by the US FDA (United States Food and Drug Administration) and in the past two years (2001-2002) many new doctors and technicians have entered the field. Read the Full Story
Thermal Imaging Cameras in Airports After the outbreak of SARS flu outbreak a few years ago, several major airports in Asia discovered the benefits of utilizing infrared thermal imaging camera technology. The Thermal cameras are an effective way to implicate infrared surveillance and virus monitoring in order to control the spread by travelers of the new H1N1 virus- commonly known as the swine flu. Read the Full Story
Health Care Reform? According to recent health care reform news, Congress is still miles away from agreeing on a comprehensive health care reform bill.  Although Senators and members of the House of Representatives are proposing bills and debating many aspects of the final proposal, bipartisan politics and differing agendas are making agreement nearly impossible. Read more...
Thermal Cameras in Modern Medicine Cancer is said to be a dangerous disease; however it is not necessary that all cancer patients die, as with the timely detection and treatment it is possible to survive from cancer. Today medical science has turned to technology to help them detect cancer cells and prevent its spread which is made possible through infrared cameras. Read the Full Story
Mammography vs Thermography According to the CDC, breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women and is one of the top ten causes of death among women in the United States. These numbers are frightening and early and accurate detection is vital in order to catch the disease in its early stages and begin lifesaving treatment. There are different methods that are used to detect breast cancer but not all of these methods can give the early detection that is required in order to save lives. Read more.
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Infrared Cameras Used to Detect Glaucoma PDF  | Print |  E-mail

At Duke University, researchers are using infrared thermal imaging cameras for early glaucoma detection.

 
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Welcome to your online resource for Medical Infrared Imaging. Medical Infrared Imaging is used in a variety of medical fields including: oncology, vascular disorders, respiratory disorders, skeletal and neuromuscular diseases, surgery, and tissue viability. Under Online Resources you will find a large amount of information pertaining to individual medical infrared uses, as well as the technology behind the science.

We are constantly adding new articles, news, images, and information to this site; please check back often for the latest news regarding infrared medical imaging. Our own full length articles are located under our medical infrared resources. In addition we keep you up to date with the latest news available online under our medical news section.

For veterinarians we now have another site that is dedicated to Veterinariany Thermography.

Medical Infrared has many uses in the medical field. It also goes under many names and is commonly called DITI or Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging as well as Medical Infrared, Medical Thermography, Medical Thermology, etc.

Forums are available for registered users to exchange information regarding medical infrared thermology. There is a photo gallery available for users to exchange images as well as comment on the infrared images. There are many articles discussing Medical Thermography and it's uses in modern medicine.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month!!!This year over 200,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and over 40,000 women will die. Medical Infrared Thermal Imaging can detect certain cancers 10 years before a mammogram with a 90% accuracy and without the discomfort, errors, and radiation associated with mammography. Help us promote Breast Cancer Awareness this year by getting the word out regarding Medical Infrared Imaging and early detection of breast cancer. The process is non-invasive and has clearance by the FDA. With your help we can educate the world on early detection and prevention of breast cancer.

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A recent study by the American Journal of Surgeons concluded that Medical Infrared Imaging systems can be a useful adjunctive test in detecting breast cancer with 97% sensitivity in a clinical trial of 92 patients.

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What is Medical Thermology? PDF  | Print |  E-mail

Thermology is the medical science that derives diagnostic indications from highly detailed and sensitive infrared images of the human body. Medical Thermology is sometimes referred to as medical infrared imaging and utilizes highly resolute and sensitive infrared thermal imaging cameras.

 
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Using thermal imaging cameras as a medical diagnostic tool began in the late 1960’s. Initially it did not find its beginnings in main stream medicine. In fact it is a technology that has evolved primarily from a defense industry's need and secondarily as an engineering tool. Mainstream infrared camera manufacturers do not have a medical equipment manufacturing background. The science of medical thermal imaging was not initially embraced by radiologists or most medical doctors after its introduction. Most of the thermal imaging systems sold medically over the last 30 years were to chiropractors. Although there has been a gradual change, medical doctors and chiropractors have not always agreed.

 

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