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On the use of microwave based thermal monitoring in hyperthermia

Andreas Fhager (Institutionen för signaler och system, Biomedicinsk elektromagnetik) ; Hana Dobsicek Trefna (Institutionen för signaler och system, Biomedicinsk elektromagnetik) ; Masoud Shafiemehr (Institutionen för signaler och system) ; Mikael Persson (Institutionen för signaler och system, Biomedicinsk elektromagnetik)
9th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2015, Lisbon, Portugal, 13-17 May 2015 (2015)
[Konferensbidrag, refereegranskat]

Clinical results show that microwave based hyperthermia can dramatically improve the treatment outcome if combined with radiation and chemo therapy. During hyperthermia treatment it is necessary to monitor the heating in order to ensure that therapeutic temperatures are reached in the tumour, as well as to monitor hot-spots in non-tumour areas. Microwave imaging technology has the potential to be sensitive to changes in the dielectric tissue parameters caused by the hyperthermia heating. In this paper we discuss the feasibility for a combined heating / temperature monitoring system based entirely on microwave technology.

Nyckelord: hyperthermia, microwave, thermal monitoring

Denna post skapades 2016-01-12. Senast ändrad 2016-09-07.
CPL Pubid: 230496


Institutioner (Chalmers)

Institutionen för signaler och system, Biomedicinsk elektromagnetik (2006-2017)
Institutionen för signaler och system (1900-2017)



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