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Diffuse reflectance spectroscopy: a clinical study of tuberculin skin tests reading
Author(s): Anne Koenig; Sophie Grande; Karima Dahel; Anne Planat-Chrétien; Vincent Poher; Catherine Goujon; Jean-Marc Dinten
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Paper Abstract

Diffuse reflectance spectroscopy is a technique widely used to determine optical properties of tissues: scattering and absorption coefficients. In this study, we present the development of a low-cost optical instrument usable in a clinical environment based upon the spatially resolved diffuse reflectance spectroscopy approach. This instrument has been used in a clinical study to support the diagnosis of tuberculosis. The idea is to establish a new scanning method for an early detection of inflammation due to a reagent injection, before the onset of visual signs. Results comparing the instrumental and classical clinical readings are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 February 2013
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 8592, Biomedical Applications of Light Scattering VII, 85920S (21 February 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2002314
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Anne Koenig, CEA-LETI-Minatec (France)
Sophie Grande, Unité de recherche Clinique Lyon Sud (France)
Karima Dahel, Unité de recherche Clinique Lyon Sud (France)
Anne Planat-Chrétien, CEA-LETI-Minatec (France)
Vincent Poher, CEA-LETI-Minatec (France)
Catherine Goujon, Unité de recherche Clinique Lyon Sud (France)
Jean-Marc Dinten, CEA-LETI-Minatec (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8592:
Biomedical Applications of Light Scattering VII
Adam P. Wax; Vadim Backman, Editor(s)

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