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SURGERY BY INFRARED VISION

M. L. Brioschi, O. Malafaia, A. F. C. B. Costa, J. V. Vargas

Abstract



This paper is about the development, uses and advantages of infrared
thermography. Its principles had already been used by old civilizations as a
manner of diseases diagnosis. The discovery of the infrared waves and its
heating power happened on 1800, but its use in modern Medicine as a
diagnosis method was only possible because of the scientific and
technological development demanded by the Great Wars, in the 20th
century. Here the authors present some news and promising surgery
applications.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5380/reterm.v3i1.3480