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Phantom and in-vivo imaging using a Gen-2 hand-held optical imager: reflectance and transmission studies
Author(s): Jean Gonzalez; Manuela Roman; Sarah Erickson; Jennifer Carrasquilla; Anuradha Godavarty
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Paper Abstract

A novel Gen-2 hand-held optical imager was developed with capabilities to contour to different tissue curvatures, perform simultaneous illumination and detection and imager large tissue surfaces. Experimental studies using cubical phantoms demonstrated that the imager can detect targets up to 2.5 cm and 5 cm deep via reflectance and transmission measurements, respectively. The target was also localized as regions of high absorption during multi-scan imaging of curved breast phantoms via both reflectance and transmission modes. Preliminary in-vivo breast imaging demonstrated that the target can be detected via varying the pressure applied during imaging, as observed from reflectance-based imaging studies on healthy adults with superficially placed target(s) in the intra-mammary fold.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 March 2013
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8578, Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy of Tissue X, 85780O (25 March 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2004834
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Jean Gonzalez, Florida International Univ. (United States)
Manuela Roman, Florida International Univ. (United States)
Sarah Erickson, Florida International Univ. (United States)
Jennifer Carrasquilla, Florida International Univ. (United States)
Anuradha Godavarty, Florida International Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8578:
Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy of Tissue X
Bruce J. Tromberg; Arjun G. Yodh; Eva Marie Sevick-Muraca, Editor(s)

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