Short Communication
Volume 10 Issue 7 - 2021
Thermography and Pelvic Floor in Urogynecology
Samantha Condé Rangel
Department of Gynecology, Clínica Condé and Estácio University, Brazil
*Corresponding Author: Samantha Condé Rangel, Department of Gynecology, Clínica Condé and Estácio University, Brazil.
Received: May 20, 2021; Published: June 12, 2021

The study of body temperature and skin has been historically mentioned by Hippocrates in approximately 400 BC with observations regarding temperature variations in different parts of the human body (Brioschi, 2003).

In medicine, thermography in the 70s was used as a pioneering method for breast cancer detection, since it caused an increase in temperature (Christansen and Gerow, 2002; Arora, 2008). This method is based on the measurement using chambers capable of capturing radiation emitted by the body and transformed into a thermal map where temperature variations signal physiological changes related to blood circulation and evidence of inflammatory processes or diseases.


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Citation: Samantha Condé Rangel. “Thermography and Pelvic Floor in Urogynecology”. EC Gynaecology 10.7 (2021): 37-39.

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