Publications

This section only shows publications from 2009

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

Pascoe, D., De Weerd, L., Mercer, J.B. and Lane, J. (2013). Thermal Signals and Cutaneous Circulation in Physiological Research and Reconstructive Surgery In: Medical Infrared Imaging Principles and Practices Eds. Mary Diakides, Joseph D. Bronzino and Donald R. Peterson CRC press; Taylor and Francis. New York ch 28:1-25

 

CONGRESS PROCEEDINGS (editor)

Novakowski, A & Mercer, J.B. (2013). Lecture Notes of the 132nd International Centre of Biocybernetics (ICB) Seminar on Advances of Infra-Red Thermal Imaging in Medicine. Eds. A.Nowakowski & J.Mercer. Warsaw, Poland.

 

PUBLISHED ARTICLES

De Weerd. L., Miland, Å.O., and Mercer, J.B. (2009). Perfusion dynamics of free DIEP and SIEA flaps during the first postoperative week monitored with dynamic infrared thermography (DIRT). Annals of Plastic Surgery 62:42-47.

Bøkenes, L., MacEvilly, S., Andrews, J.F., Bolle, R and Mercer, J.B. (2009). Annual variations in indoor climate in the homes of elderly persons living in Dublin, Ireland and Tromsø, Norway. Indoor Air: (European Journal of Public Health, doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckp109). Full Text:http://eurpub.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full/ckp109?ijkey=rLUUHAkGZWT5RUT&keytype=ref  PDF:http://eurpub.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/ckp109?ijkey=rLUUHAkGZWT5RUT&keytype=ref

De Weerd, L., Weum, S. and Mercer, J.B. (2009) The value of dynamic infrared thermography (DIRT) in perforator selection and planning of free DIEP flaps. Annals of Plastic Surgery. Annals of Plastic Surgery 63:274-279

Pors-Nielsen, S. and Mercer, J.B. (2010). Dynamic thermography in vascular finger disease – a methodological study of arteriovenous anastomoses. Thermology International 20(3) 93-99

Pascoe, D.D., Ring, E.F., Mercer, J.B., Snell, J., Osborn, D., Hedley-Whyte, J.,

ISO TC121/SC3-IEC TC/SC62D/JWG 8, Clinical Thermometers, Project Team 1, Thermal Imagers for Human Febrile Temperature Screening (2010). International Standards for Pandemic Screening Using Infrared Thermography. In: Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging meeting. Feburary 2010, San Diego, California. Proc. of SPIE Vol. 7626 76261Z-6 http://spie.org/x648.html?product_id=829295&origin_id=x4325&start_volume_number=7600&end_volume_number=7699&start_at=21&go=submit or http://spie.org/x648.html?product_id=843836

Mercer, J.B., de Weerd, L., Miland, A.O. & Weum, S. (2010) Pre-, intra- and postoperative use of dynamic infrared thermography (DIRT) provides valuable information on skin perfusion in perforator flaps during reconstructive surgery. Inframation 2010 proceedings 11, 313-320.

De Weerd, L., Mercer, J.B and Weum, S. (2011). Dynamic Infrared Thermography. In: Clinics in Plastic Surgery; Toolbox for Autologus Breast Reconstruction. (ed. Maurice Y. Nahabedian) Clin Plast Surg. vol 38; nr2; 277-292.

Norheim, A.J. and Mercer, J.B. (2011). Medisinsk termografi – alternativ diagnostikk? Tidskrift for Den Norske legeforening. Tidsskr. Nor. Legeforen. 2011; 131:1758-9.

De Weerd, L, Mercer, J.B. and Weum, S. (2012) Dynamic infrared thermography (DIRT) in the preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative phase of DIEP flap surgery J Plast Recons Aesth Surg (in Press). Correspondence & communication article.

Norheim, A.J. and Mercer, J.B. Can the effect of acupuncture be assessed by infrared thermography? J. Acupunct. Med 2012 http://aim.bmj.com/content/early/2012/01/06/aim.2011.010079.full.pdf?keytype=ref&ijkey=76xe4DfaOmvzgah

Hauvik, L.E. and Mercer, J.B. (2012). Thermographic mapping of the skin surface of the head in bald-headed male subjects. J. Thermal Biology in press )

Hoffmann, G., Hartel, M. amd Mercer, J.B. (2012) Wärme für Wunden – Wassergefiltertes Infrarot A (wIRA) für die Wundheilung. Deutschen Ärzteblatt. (under review)

Mercer, J.B., Weum, S., Høiland, I., & de Weerd, L. (2013). Dynamic infrared thermography (DIRT) can be used for accurate mapping of perforators in breast reconstruction based on surgical results and computed tomography angiography (CTA) findings. In:. Lecture Notes of the 132nd International Centre of Biocybernetics (ICB) Seminar on Advances of Infra-Red Thermal Imaging in Medicine. Eds. A.Nowakowski & J.Mercer. pp35-39. Warsaw, Poland.

Mercer, J.B. and de Weerd, L (2014). Thermography and Thermal Symmetry. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6860148

Norheim, A.J., Borud. E.K., Sagen, T., Hjelle, D., Mercer, J.B. and De Weerd, L. (2014). Termografi ved frostskader I forsvaret. Tidsskrift for den norske legeforening. 134: 1645.

Soerensen, D.D., Clausen, S., Mercer, J.B. and Pedersen, L.J. (2014). Determining the emissivity of pig skin for accurate infrared thermography. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 109: 52-58. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168169914002178#

Mercer, J.B., Høiland, I.I. and de Weerd, L. (2014) The effect of oral uptake of nicotine on skin blood perfusion of the face and hands in snus users as determined by thermography. Temperature: Volume 1, Issue 3, 220-226, 2014 – Special Issue: Temperature and Toxicology with Focus on Drugs of Abuse; Guest Editors: Félix Carvalho, PharmD, PhD, Eugene A Kiyatkin, MD, PhD, and Daniel E Rusyniak, MD. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.4161/23328940.2014.984553#.VKulvE3wtaQHoffmann, G., Hartel, M. and Mercer, J.B. (2016). Heat for wounds – water-filtered infrared-A (wIRA) for wound healing – a review. GMS German Medical Sciences. 14:Doc08 (20160629) Vol14, ISSN 1612-3174. http://www.egms.de/static/pdf/journals/gms/2016-14/000235.pdf

Hoffmann, G., Hartel, M. and Mercer, J.B. (2016). Heat for wounds – water-filtered infrared-A (wIRA) for wound healing – a review. GMS German Medical Sciences. 14:Doc08 (20160629)  Vol14, ISSN 1612-3174. http://www.egms.de/static/pdf/journals/gms/2016-14/000235.pdf

Weum, Sven; Mercer, James; de Weerd, Louis. Evaluation of dynamic infrared thermography as an alternative to CT angiography for perforator mapping in breast reconstruction: A clinical study. BMC Medical Imaging 2016; Volum 16:43. ISSN 1471-2342.s doi: 10.1186/s12880-016-0144-x.

Mouhat, M., Mercer, J.B., Stangvaltaite, L. and Örtengren, U. (2016). Light-curing units used in dentistry: factors associated with heat development – potential risk for patients. Clin. Oral Invest. DOI 10.1007/s00784-016-1962-5. http://www.readcube.com/articles/10.1007/s00784-016-1962-5?author_access_token=YcyLN5flOHIFukuPM3hESPe4RwlQNchNByi7wbcMAY78yCj3S_dJYNGWGUQsxbiKEqx6We9SR_SnM_U1lUp2fHzv-9uN2UZKJfjqO2j_EuQ0FI7I8Oq1iLMiMLhmrEbktk1xnn3y9-qX2o5IF_-8DQ%3D%3D

 

 

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

 De Weerd, L., Weum, S and Mercer, J.B (2012). Dynamic Infrared Thermography (DIRT) in the preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative phase of DIEP flap surgery. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery Volume 65, Issue 5, May 2012, Pages 694–695

 De Weerd, L., Weum, S and Mercer, J.B (2012). Locating Perforator Vessels Using Dynamic Infrared Thermography. Annals of Plastic Surgery.

de Weerd L, Weum S, Mercer JB. (2012). Dynamic infrared thermography: a useful tool in the preoperative planning of deep inferior epigastric perforator flaps. Ann Plast Surg. 2012 Jun;68(6):639-40; author reply http://journals.lww.com/annalsplasticsurgery/Citation/2012/06000/Dynamic_Infrared_Thermography__A_Useful_Tool_in.20.aspx

de Weerd, Louis; Weum, Sven; Mercer, James. Detection of perforators using thermal imaging. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2014; Volum 134 (5). ISSN 0032-1052.s 850e – 851e.s doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000000595.

 De Weerd, L., Weum, S and Mercer, J.B (2014).Locating perforator vessels by dynamic infrared imaging and flow Doppler with no thermal cold challenge.Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Feb;72(2):261. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0b013e31823f3e24. No abstract available


EDITORIAL

Mercer, J.B. and Ring, E.F.J. (2009). Fever screening and infrared thermal imaging: concerns and guidelines. Thermology International 19(3),67-69.

 

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Mouhat, M., Mercer, J.B., Hakeberg, M. & Örtengren, U. (2015) Heat formation from light curing devices used in dentistry – a risk for the patient. Report to ISO/TC 106 SC6/WG7 Banhkok, 2015

 

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS (congress/symposia)

Torrao, N., Fuller, A., Mercer, J.B. & Hidden, P. (2009). Skin and body temperatures in African elephants, Loxodonta africana. Presented at the 50th anniversary conference of the Zoological Society of Southern Africa, Natalia, Illovo Beach, KwaZulu-Natal, July 2009. African Zoology xx, 2009.

Mercer, J.B., de Weerd, L., Odden-Miland, Å. And Weum, S. (2009). Dynamic infrared thermography of perforator flaps provides valuable information on skin perfusion for both reconstructive surgeons and physiologists.To be presented at the The 11th. European Congress of Medical Thermology, Mannheim, Germany, 17-20 September 2009. Thermology International 19(3):87.

Torrao, N., Fuller, A., Hidden, P. & Mercer, J.B (2009). Skin temperatures of the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) in the heat. 11th. European Congress of Medical Thermology, Mannheim, Germany, 17-20 September 2009. . Thermology International 19(3):88.

Mercer, J.B., de Weerd, L., Odden-Miland, Å. and Weum, S. (2009). Dynamic infrared thermography of perforator flaps provides valuable information on skin perfusion for both reconstructive surgeons and physiologists. 11th. European Congress of the European Association of Thermology, Mannheim, Germany September 2009. Thermology International 19(3):90.

Mercer, J.B., Nielsen, S. P. and Hoffmann, G. (2009). Improvement of wound healing by water-filtered infrared-A (wIRA) in patients with chronic venous stasis ulcers of the lower legs including evaluation using infrared thermography. 11th. European Congress of the European Association of Thermology, Mannheim, Germany September 2009. Thermology International 19(3):92.

Odden-Miland, Å., Frantzen, J.O., Mortensen, R., Bremnes, Y., Eldevik, P., Traasdahl, Kumle, M. and Mercer, J.B. (2009). Dynamic infrared thermography and early detection of breast cancer – a double-blind investigation. 11th. European Congress of the European Association of Thermology, Mannheim, Germany September 2009. Thermology International 19(3):90

Pascoe, D.D., Ring, E.F., Mercer, J.B., Snell, J., Osborn, D., Hedley-Whyte, J.,

ISO TC121/SC3-IEC TC/SC62D/JWG 8, Clinical Thermometers, Project Team 1, Thermal Imagers for Human Febrile Temperature Screening (2010). International Standards for Pandemic Screening Using Infrared Thermography. SPIE Medical Imaging meeting. Feburary 2010, San Diego, California. (presenting author Pascoe, D.D.). http://spie.org//Documents/ConferencesExhibitions/MI10-Abstracts.pdf

Mercer, J.B. and de Weerd, L. (2010). The use of infrared thermography in visualizing perfusion in the reverse sural artery (RSA) island flap preparation used in treating open wounds of the lower extremities. XIV National Congress of the Polish Association of Thermology. 26th.28th March, Zakopane, Poland. Thermology International 20(2), P71.

Mercer, J.B., de Weerd, L., Miland, A.O. & Weum, S. (2010). Pre-, intra- and postoperative use of dynamic infrared thermography (DIRT) provides valuable information on skin perfusion in perforator flaps during reconstructive surgery. Oral presentation: “Inframation 2010, November, Las Vagas, USA. http://www.inframation.org/abstract_pop.asp?id=579

Sjøberg, T., de Weerd, L. & Mercer, J.B. (2011). Intraoperative Dynamic Infra-Red Thermography to evaluate blood perfusion in free flap breast reconstruction. (F24.4). 6th Congress of the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, WSRM 2011, 29 June-2 July 2011 Helsinki, Finland.

de Weerd, L., Weum, S. & Mercer, J.B. (2011). Dynamic infrared thermography; a useful imaging technique for preoperative perforator selection and planning of DIEP flaps in autologous breast reconstruction.(F24.5). 6th Congress of the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, WSRM 2011, 29 June-2 July 2011 Helsinki, Finland

de Weerd, L., Mercer, J.B., Miland, Å.O., & Weum, S. (2011). Perfusjonsdynamikk i DIEP-lapper monitorert med Dynamisk Infrarød Thermografi I den første postoperative uken. Vitenskapelige forhandlinger Plastikkirurgisk høstmøte Høstmøte 27-28 Okt 2011, Oslo no 20.   http://www.brataas.no/hostmotet/Abstrakt-1-24.pdf

Kazansky, J.Y., Kulin, V., Mercer, J.B. & Bjertnaes, L. (2011). Infrared  thermography and skin conductance for assessment of peripheral nerve block before and during sedation .Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine & Volume 36, Number 7, September-October 2011 Supplement ( N 300 ). pE195.

Talk presented at 30th Annual European Society of Regional Anaesthesia (ESRA) Congress 201, Dresden, Germany.

Kazansky, J.Y., Kulin, V., Mercer, J.B. & Bjertnaes, L. (2011).. Measurement of fluctuations in skin conductance for evaluating effectiveness of regional blockade. 31st Congress of Scandinavian Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Bergen, Norway, 15th.17th June 2011. Abstract book, page 31.

Løkebø. J.E., Almeland, S.K., Mercer, J.B. & De Weerd.L. (2011). Lukningsproblem av hud over albue. Hva med å bruke en perforatorlapp. Abstraktspresentasjon ved ortopedisk høstmøte 2011, onsdag 26.10.11

Hauvik, L.E. & Mercer, J.B. (2011).Thermal distribution patterns of the skin surface of the head in bald-headed male subjects measured by dynamic infrared thermography (DIRT).Thermology International 21(4), P123. Oral Presentation: 24th. Thermological Symposium of the Austrian Society of Thermology: Quantitative Thermal Imagin in Medicine, 12th. November, Vienna, Austria.

Mercer, J.B. & de Weerd, L. (2011) . Abdominal skin perfusion following breast reconstruction with a free abdominal flap anastomosed to the internal mammary vessels evaluated with Dynamic Infrared Thermography. 15th Congress of the Polish Asociation of Thermology. Thermology International.21 (nr.2), P55

Mercer, J.B. & de Weerd, L. (2011). Experiences with thermography in a clinical seting. Thermology International 21(4), P131. Oral Presentation. International Concensus and Guidelines on Medical Thermography 2001 (ICGMT 2011) & 2nd. International Work Group for Medical Thermography Meeting (IWGMT 2011), Iguassu Falls, Brazil, Nov. 23th-25th, 2011.

Mercer,J.B. & de Weerd, L. (2011). Can dynamic infrared thermography (DIRT) be useful in free perforator flap surgery. Thermology International 21(4), 142-143. Oral Presentation. International Concensus and Guidelines on Medical Thermography 2001 (ICGMT 2011) & 2nd. International Work Group for Medical Thermography Meeting (IWGMT 2011), Iguassu Falls, Brazil, Nov. 23th-25th, 2011.

De Weerd, L., Weum, S and Mercer, J.B (2012). Preoperative perforator mapping with Dynamic Infrared Thermography in breast reconstruction with a DIEP flap. 4th European Plastic Surgery Research Council, 23–26 August 2012 in Hamburg, Germany. Abstract LoP01. http://www.epsrc.eu/resources/EPSRC+2012+programm_web.pdf

Walter, C, De Weerd, L., and Mercer, J.B. (2012). Free- Perforator flap Surgery and the usefulness of Intraoperative Dynamic Infrared Thermography (DIRT). . 4th European Plastic Surgery Research Council, 23–26 August 2012 in Hamburg, Germany. Abstract Lop03. http://www.epsrc.eu/resources/EPSRC+2012+programm_web.pdf.

Mercer, J.B., de. Weerd, L.and Weum, S. (2012). Thermography in plastic Surgery. Thermography International. 22(3), 88. 12th European Congress of Thermology, Porto, Portugal, 2012.

Mercer, J.B., Løkebø, J.E. & de Weerd. (2013). Thermography as an adjunct with other imaging modalities to evaluate the perfusion of freezing cold injuries. Thermology International 23(2) 2013. P.66. 17th. Congress of the Polish Association of Thermology http://www.uhlen.at/thermology-international/data/pdf/230264.pdf

Løkebø, J., Mercer, J.B., Trasti, N.C. &  de Weerrd, L (2013). Treatment of frostbite with tissue plasminogen activator and hyperbaric oxygen therapy. report of a case. Oral presentation presented at the 15th European Burns Association Congress, Vienna, 2013.

Mercer, J.B. and de Weerd, L (2014). Thermography and Thermal Symmetry. 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications (MeMeA), Lisbon, Portugal http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6860148

Hidden, P., Torrao, N., Fuller, A. and Mercer, J.B. (2014). Infrared thermography in semi-free ranging domesticated African elephants (Loxodonta africana). Oral presentation at PPTR 2014, Kruger Park, South Africa. (Temperature; in press)

Mercer, J.B., Høiland, I.I. and de Weerd, L. (2014) The effect of oral uptake of nicotine on skin blood perfusion of the face and hands in snus users as determined by thermography. Oral presentation at ThermoMed 2014, Langen/Frankfurt, Germany. September 2014.

Norheim, A.J and Mercer, J.B. (2014). Consensus regarding interpretation in Thermography of hands Oral presentation at ThermoMed 2014, Langen/Frankfurt, Germany. September 2014.

Sjøberg T, de Weerd, L and Mercer, J.B. (2014). Termograsfi ved TDAP-Lapp brystreonstruksjon . vår første erfaring. Presented at the 2014 Høst Møte of Plastic Surgeons in Norway, Oslo, 2014

Mouhat,M, Mercer, J.B. & Örtengren, U. (2015). Temperature distribution on natural teeth subjected to light curing with different LED curing devices –preliminary results.

Mouhat,M, Mercer, J.B. & Örtengren, U. (2015). LED curing devices – Temperature distribution on natural teeth correlated to intensity and distances. To be presented as poster at IADR 2015.

Mercer, J.B., Sjøberg, T. & de Weerd, L. (2015).Preliminary results on the pre-, intra- and postoperative use of dynamic infrared thermography (DIRT) in breast reconstruction using a fascio-cutaneous pedicled perforator flap. Oral presentation: XIII EAT Madrid September 2015. J.Thermal Biol. 2015, 25, 103-104.

Norheim, A.J., Borud, E., Sagen. T., Hjelle, D., Mercer. J.B. & de Weerd, L.(2015). “Normal” thermography among 122 soldiers in the Norwegian armed forces. Oral Presentation: XIII EAT Madrid September 2015. J.Thermal Biol. 2015, 25, 121.

Mouhat, M. Mercer, J.B. & Örtengren, U. (2015). LED curing devices – temperature distribution on natural teeth correlated to intensity and distance Poster presentation: 47:th CED/IADR meeting in Antalya (Turkey) in October.

Mouhat, Mathieu; Mercer, James; Hakeberg, Magnus; Örtengren, Ulf Tore. (2016)  Light curing devices used in dentistry – heat development – a risk for patients?. Fellesmøtet for kariologi (Oslo, Bergen og Tromsø) 2016-01-29 – 2016-01-30 2016.

 

 

 

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