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Distribution and temperatures in odontology acupuncture
Author(s): Ricardo Rossi; Mariano Creus; Eliseo Gallego Lluesma
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Paper Abstract

Acupuncture has been recognized by W.H.O. in 1989. It admits this therapy and accepts more than forty point on the external ear. After making thermograms to Odontology patients treated with acupuncture, we were able to compare the temperature distribution maps and we found that they were quasi repetitive in the same zones on several patients for a specific illness. We made this technique available to different patients that lack good irrigation on face and neck with the aim to establish patterns.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 March 2000
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4020, Thermosense XXII, (30 March 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.381560
Show Author Affiliations
Ricardo Rossi, Univ. Nacional de la Plata (Argentina)
Mariano Creus, Univ. Nacional de la Plata (Argentina)
Eliseo Gallego Lluesma, Ctr. de Investigaciones en Opticas (Argentina)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4020:
Thermosense XXII
Ralph B. Dinwiddie; Dennis H. LeMieux, Editor(s)

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