Vein Imaging: A New Method of Near Infrared Imaging, Where a Processed Image Is Projected onto the Skin for the Enhancement of Vein Treatment

@article{Miyake2006VeinIA,
  title={Vein Imaging: A New Method of Near Infrared Imaging, Where a Processed Image Is Projected onto the Skin for the Enhancement of Vein Treatment},
  author={R. K. Miyake and H. Zeman and F. Duarte and R. Kikuchi and E. Ramacciotti and G. L{\o}vh{\o}iden and C. Vrancken},
  journal={Dermatologic Surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={32},
  pages={1031–1038}
}
BACKGROUND A new noninvasive vein imaging device initially developed for phlebotomy has been tested for the first time for vein treatment. [...] Key MethodMATERIALS AND METHODS A pilot study on 23 subjects with varicose veins and telangiectasias was performed.Expand
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