Analysis of an optical mapping technique for lung function studies

A R Gourlay, G Kaye, D M Denison, A J Peacock, M D Morgan

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An optical technique for lung function measurement studies is described and analysed. Procedures which permit the reconstruction of three dimensional data concerning the thoraco-abdominal wall are developed and methods for calculating volumes, surface areas and cross-sections are outlined.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)47-58
Number of pages12
JournalComputers in Biology and Medicine
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1984


  • Humans
  • Lung Volume Measurements
  • Mathematics
  • Optics and Photonics
  • Respiratory Function Tests
  • Software

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