Physical Breast Model as a Simulator of Pathological Changes
Joanna Biernat (d. Małyska) , Michał Biernat , Włodzimierz Łukasik , Tadeusz Pałko , Anna Jung , Marcin Trzyna
AbstractIt’s well known that there is a relationship between skin temperature and many pathological changes. Local increase of temperature on a skin surface can represent symptoms of such diseases as: bacteria or viral infections, viral diseases as well as it might indicate an occurrence of a tumor. For verification and validation medical devices and products based on the registration of local temperature changes, a simplified physical breast model was designed and constructed. Therefore, the physical breast model can work with medical devices equipped with thermometer, infrared camera, contact thermography device or thermo-optic indicators. In this study we present a simulation of breast cancer for a need of contact thermography (Braster) and simulation of inflammation for needs of thermo-optic indicator (thermochromic pigment).
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|Book||Lhotská Lenka, Sukupova Lucie, Lacković Igor, Ibbott Geoffrey S. (eds.): World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering 2018. IFMBE Proceedings, vol. 68, no. 1, 2019, Springer International Publishing, ISBN 978-981-10-9034-9, [978-981-10-9035-6]|
|Keywords in English||physical breast model temperature monitoring device, contact thermography, simulation of breast cancer, simulation of inflammation, thermo-optic indicator|
|Score||= 20.0, 20-10-2019, ChapterFromConference|
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