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Journal of Biomedical Optics

Feasibility study of autofluorescence mammary ductoscopy
Author(s): Alexandre Douplik; Wey-Liang Leong; Alexandra M. Easson; S. Done; George Netchev; Brian C. Wilson
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Paper Abstract

We report the technical feasibility of autofluorescence ductoscopy in the ex-vivo setting. The current imaging algorithm for visualizing tumor tissue against the normal tissue background, although developed and optimized for other organs, appears to provide discrimination between intraductal tumor and normal ductal tissue. Point fluoroscopy is also performed. Although the optical "geometry" for this is different, the findings are consistent with the imaging observations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 2009
PDF: 6 pages
J. Biomed. Opt. 14(4) 044036 doi: 10.1117/1.3210773
Published in: Journal of Biomedical Optics Volume 14, Issue 4
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Alexandre Douplik, Friedrich-Alexander-Univ. Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany)
Wey-Liang Leong, Ontario Cancer Institute (Canada)
Alexandra M. Easson, Ontario Cancer Institute (Canada)
S. Done, Ontario Cancer Institute (Canada)
George Netchev, Ontario Cancer Institute (Canada)
Brian C. Wilson, Ontario Cancer Institute (Canada)

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