Mission Impossible

Mission Impossible? Find out now before this message self-destructs…. Some things are a mission impossible, in our line of business on the list of ‘disadvantages’ is the number of NDA’s (Non-disclosure agreements) we have to sign on a daily basis, now we are not against agreements to protect and insure…

Thermography for detecting Raynaud’s disease

Bath’s Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases incorporates latest thermal imaging technology into services for patients with cold hands and chronic pain Thermal cameras are being utilised by more medical applications, in this case detecting Raynaud's. Bath’s Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases has updated its thermal imaging camera to…

Thermographic assessment of hand burns. Cole RP, et al. Burns. 1990

  Authors Cole RP, Jones SG, Shakespeare PG. Journal Burns. 1990 Feb;16(1):60-3. Affiliation Wessex Centre for Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery, Odstock Hospital, Salisbury, UK. Abstract Twenty-three patients with 32 burned hands were studied thermographically within 48 h of injury to investigate the potential value of thermography in the assessment of…

Reliability and normal values for measuring the skin temperature of the hand with an infrared tympanic thermometer: a pilot study.

  J Hand Ther 1999 Oct-Dec;12(4):284-90 Reliability and normal values for measuring the skin temperature of the hand with an infrared tympanic thermometer: a pilot study. Oerlemans HM, Graff MJ, Dijkstra-Hekkink JB, de Boo T, Goris RJ, Oostendorp RA; Allied Health Services, University Hospital Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Recording asymmetry in…

Assessment of hand osteoarthritis: correlation between thermographic and radiographic methods.

  Rheumatology ( Oxford ). 2004 Jul;43(7):915-9. Epub 2004 May 04. Assessment of hand osteoarthritis: correlation between thermographic and radiographic methods.  Varju G, Pieper CF, Renner JB, Kraus VB. Box 3416, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.  OBJECTIVE: Anatomical stages of digital osteoarthritis (OA) have been characterized radiographically…

Infrared thermography for examination of skin temperature in the dorsal hand of office workers.

  Eur J Appl Physiol. 2004 Oct;93(1-2):245-51. Infrared thermography for examination of skin temperature in the dorsal hand of office workers. Gold JE, Cherniack M, Buchholz B. Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 1 University Avenue, MA 01854, Lowell, USA, Judith_Gold@uml.edu. Reduced blood flow may contribute to the…

Mammography

From the Journal Oncology Oncology News International (September 1997 Volume 6 Number 9) Infrared Imaging as a Useful Adjunct to Mammography MONTREAL— A group of Canadian physicians hope to spark renewed interest in the use of infrared breast imaging as a complement to mammography. This technology lost favor some 20…