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Scanning Fiber Endoscope with multiple fluorescence-reflectance imaging channels for guiding biopsy
Author(s): Chenying Yang; Vivian W. Hou; Leonard Y. Nelson; Richard S. Johnston; C. David Melville; Eric J. Seibel
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Paper Abstract

Fluorescence-labeled molecular probes can be used during endoscopy for early cancer detection. As many tumors express multiple cell surface markers and these molecular signatures are heterogeneous across patients, simultaneous imaging of numerous different molecular targets is important for increasing the sensitivity of early cancer diagnosis and personalized treatment. For this purpose, a wide-field, multi-spectral fluorescence-reflectance scanning fiber endoscope (SFE) has been developed. Using a set of calibrated fluorescent test targets at in vivo dye concentration, algorithms and methodologies were developed and demonstrated. Preliminary results showed the promise of fluorescence molecular imaging in clinical applications using the multi-spectral SFE.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 March 2014
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 8936, Design and Quality for Biomedical Technologies VII, 89360R (4 March 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2038544
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Chenying Yang, Univ. of Washington (United States)
Vivian W. Hou, Univ. of Washington (United States)
Leonard Y. Nelson, Univ. of Washington (United States)
Richard S. Johnston, Univ. of Washington (United States)
C. David Melville, Univ. of Washington (United States)
Eric J. Seibel, Univ. of Washington (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8936:
Design and Quality for Biomedical Technologies VII
Ramesh Raghavachari; Rongguang Liang, Editor(s)

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