• Abstract

    The development and practical implementation of unique instrumental methods for diagnosing obstetric, gynecological, and andrological pathologies remain relevant. In this regard, thermography shows promise as a non-contact remote diagnostic express method that allows detecting differences in the distribution and intensity of infrared radiation depending on the physiological or pathological state of the animal organism. In this regard, the purpose of the work was to present the possibility of using the infrared thermography method for diagnosing reproductive pathologies in animals. Assessing the functional state and conducting preventive diagnosis of pathological processes in the genitals using thermal imagers can be crucial in animal reproduction. In addition, exceptional safety, autonomy, and non-contact qualities make thermal imagers indispensable in veterinary medicine. Therefore, thermography provides identification and differentiation of the phases of the sexual cycle and preventive diagnosis of obstetric-gynecological and andrological pathologies at a pre- or subclinical stage of development, dystrophic or inflammatory. Practical utilization of thermal imagers enables, in some cases, to make a final diagnostic conclusion; in others, to receive only preventive information followed by thorough, further comprehensive and specific research.

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Skliarov, P., Fedorenko, S., Naumenko, S., Onyshchenko, O., Bilyi, D., Mylostyvyi, R., Vakulyk, V., & Kuraksina, L. (2023). Infrared thermography as a method of diagnosing reproductive pathologies in animals. Multidisciplinary Reviews, 6(2), 2023007. https://doi.org/10.31893/multirev.2023007
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