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Stereological study of the capillaries in the thyroid gland after IR laser radiation
Author(s): I. Perez de Vargas; Lourdes Vidal; C. Parrado; F. Carrillo; A. Pelaez; F. Rius
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Paper Abstract

We have planned a stereological ultrastructural study of capillaries in the thyroid gland treated with IR laser radiation and quantified 1 day after the last treatment. Wistar rats, 50 days old, were irradiated with IR laser radiation. The rats were perfused with 2.5 percent glutaraldehyde in 0.1 M phosphate buffer (ph equals 7.4). The pieces obtained after sectioning the thyroid gland were placed immediately into the same fixative. A stereological study of the thyroid capillaries was carried out. This analysis revealed an increase of luminal area in irradiated capillaries.

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Date Published: 1 February 1994
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2082, Quantification and Localization Using Diffuse Photons in a Highly Scattering Medium, (1 February 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.167459
Show Author Affiliations
I. Perez de Vargas, Univ. of Malaga (Spain)
Lourdes Vidal, Univ. of Malaga (Spain)
C. Parrado, Univ. of Malaga (Spain)
F. Carrillo, Univ. of Malaga (Spain)
A. Pelaez, Univ. of Malaga (Spain)
F. Rius, Univ. of Malaga (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2082:
Quantification and Localization Using Diffuse Photons in a Highly Scattering Medium
Britton Chance; David T. Delpy; Marco Ferrari; Martin J. C. van Gemert; Gerhard J. Mueller; Valery V. Tuchin, Editor(s)

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