Monitoring phase transition in adipose tissue and formation of lipid crystals is For all methods, their relationship with temperature shows inflexions in a . were routed through access ports and the instruments/temperature. the nonisothermal phase change is involved to correlate the enthalpy and temperature. The illustration of the nonisothermal phase change is shown in Figure 1. HAL is a multi-disciplinary open access changing parameters (phase change temperature, latent heat, and energy storage with temperature during phase change in terms of liquid fraction-temperature relationships.
For atmospheric processes, we saw that we must use the specific heat at constant pressure to figure out what the temperature change is when an air mass is heated or cooled. Thus the heating equals the temperature change times the specific heat capacity, constant pressure times the mass of the air. For dry air, we designate this specific heat constant pressure as cpd.
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For water vapor, we designate this specific heat constant pressure as cpv. If we have moist air, then we need to know the mass of dry air and the mass of water vapor, calculate the heat capacity of each of them, and then add those heat capacities together.
For liquids or solids, specific heat, constant volume, and specific heat, constant pressure, are about the same, so we have only one for each type of material, including liquid water cw and ice ci.
For phase changes, there is no temperature change. Phase changes occur at a constant temperature.
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So, for example, the energy needed to melt ice is lf mice. The energy for the phase change from ice to liquid water comes from the air, which must be warmer than freezing.
In particular, the good agreement between DSC and Optical measurements suggests that such NIRS methods can be used to improve dosimetry and to minimize variations of clinical outcome for cryo-procedures. Introduction Selective Cryolipolysis SC is a non-invasive medical treatment to destroy fat cells by controlled use of cooling 12.
Since SC was introduced, its safety and efficacy has been shown in several studies 3 — 7 and is spreading quickly around the world.
In principle, controlled cooling of fat tissue causes non-invasive localized reduction of the fat deposits. In SC, the machine generates vacuum to encompass the adipose tissue and reduce the local blood pressure 1while cooling the adipose tissue to lower the intra-adiposity temperature.
This is thought to cause cellular changes to an extent that generates therapeutic results without damaging other structures 8.
Formation of lipid crystals fat freezing may play an essential role in inducing localized destruction of fat deposits. Currently SC is performed with area- and applicator-specific preset treatment settings time, cooling rate, and preset temperature.Access 2007: Building Table Relationships
Although the clinical studies have demonstrated the efficacy of cryolipolysis for subcutaneous fat removal, the exact mechanism of action for cryolipolysis is not yet completely understood. This procedure is proved to be effective for removal of subcutaneous fat 11however it is conceivable that real time monitoring of onset and distribution of fat freezing can improve the dosimetry of the treatment and further minimize any variation of treatment efficacy.
Understanding the onset of changes in the morphology of the fat tissue during cooling and the kinetics of fat phase change at different temperatures can help in investigating the mechanism of fat cell removal.
It was proposed that phase changes could be lipid crystallization or lipid-to-gel phase transition. Currently, there are no non-invasive techniques to monitor these changes even in vitro. The composition of fatty acids whether saturated or non-saturated, undergoes crystallization at different temperature 4 — 6.