The Development of Infrared Radiation Applications in Medical Field

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Qusay Kh. Al-Dulamey


The medical employ of thermography by infrared began in Germany shortly after 1950, where the single thermal picture of the individuals affected was shown long before (1928). Single IR detectors were used at the outset. For a long time, Thermal photography cameras soon taken from combat operations operations from low (thermal rather than spatial) resolution  And extraordinarily high product value In addition,  The decrease in lapptop hardware value and software value puters. Since about 1980, better medical-suitable technology has been available hot thermocouple scale FPA processes have become more reachable, primarily LN2 cooled MCT scanners and then used widely, after 2000 and have been widely used in medicine, despite some methodological concerns leading to medical misinterpretation. CE certification was issued for the individual medical thermal photography process. in 2007, enabling them to be used as medical instruments for thermal measurement Complying with European Health Instructions. Other instruments minus CE health qualification are restricted as photography is not required. Functions for measurement and not being recording the temperature. A wide range of uses are covered by trained medical infrared imaging: breast area of female, rheumatology and orthopaedics, neurology, cardiac photography practical (swing -libration vascular thrombosis), lab test , surgical interventions and completing body picturing , containing sensitive of thermal effort tests thermal radiation.

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Al-Dulamey, Q. K. (2018) “The Development of Infrared Radiation Applications in Medical Field”, International Journal of Integrated Medical Research, 5(04). Available at: (Accessed: 5 December 2023).
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