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Table 1 Color normalization and image views that yielded best experimental success rate in differentiating thermograms of canine limbs affected with bone neoplasia from that of their normal contralateral limbs

From: Medical infrared thermal imaging of canine appendicular bone neoplasia

Aspect of the limbBest viewColor normalizationOverall successSensitivitySpecificity
Proximal (shoulder/hip)LateralnormRGB-lum75%70%80%
Middle (elbow/stifle)CranialnormRGB88%80%95%
Distal (carpus/tarsus)CaudalnormRGB-lum100%100%100%
Full limbCranialnormRGB-lum90%100%80%