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A device for multimodal imaging of skin
Author(s): Janis Spigulis; Valerijs Garancis; Uldis Rubins; Eriks Zaharans; Janis Zaharans; Liene Elste
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Paper Abstract

A compact prototype device for diagnostic imaging of skin has been developed and tested. Polarized LED light at several spectral regions is used for illumination, and round skin spot of diameter 30mm is imaged by a CMOS sensor via crossoriented polarizing filter. Four consecutive imaging series are performed: (1) RGB image at white LED illumination for revealing subcutaneous structures; (2) four spectral images at narrowband LED illumination (450nm, 540nm, 660nm, 940nm) for mapping of the main skin chromophores; (3) video-imaging under green LED illumination for mapping of skin blood perfusion; (4) autofluorescence video-imaging under UV (365nm) LED irradiation for mapping of the skin fluorophores. Design details of the device as well as preliminary results of clinical tests are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 March 2013
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8574, Multimodal Biomedical Imaging VIII, 85740J (13 March 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2003510
Show Author Affiliations
Janis Spigulis, Univ. of Latvia (Latvia)
Valerijs Garancis, Telemedica SIA (Latvia)
Uldis Rubins, Univ. of Latvia (Latvia)
Eriks Zaharans, Univ. of Latvia (Latvia)
Janis Zaharans, Univ. of Latvia (Latvia)
Liene Elste, Univ. of Latvia (Latvia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8574:
Multimodal Biomedical Imaging VIII
Fred S. Azar; Xavier Intes, Editor(s)

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