Investigation of temperature effects of a low-level laser source within the muscle phantom

Hüseyin Okan Durmuş, Neslişah Gün, Baki Karaböce, MirHasan Yu. Seyidov


In this study, temperature effects of a low-level laser source were investigated in a muscle phantom within 20, 40, 60, and 80 seconds time intervals. A temperature meter device having a 5-channel and 10 kΩ negative temperature coefficient (NTC) type thermistor sensors were developed in TÜBİTAK UME Medical Metrology Laboratory for these special temperature measurements. The muscle phantom poured into a phantom container that was specially designed for 5-channel sensor placement and printed in a 3D printer. It has also been acoustically confirmed that the phantom has muscle phantom characteristics. As a result of this study, it is concluded that the laser source used is safe and suitable at therapy usage within the specified times in terms of the detected temperatures.

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