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Combined autofluorescence and Raman spectroscopy method for skin tumor detection in visible and near infrared regions
Author(s): V. P. Zakharov; I. A. Bratchenko; D. N. Artemyev; O. O. Myakinin; Y. A. Khristoforova; S. V. Kozlov; A. A. Moryatov
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Paper Abstract

The combined application of Raman and autofluorescence spectroscopy in visible and near infrared regions for the analysis of malignant neoplasms of human skin was demonstrated. Ex vivo experiments were performed for 130 skin tissue samples: 28 malignant melanomas, 19 basal cell carcinomas, 15 benign tumors, 9 nevi and 59 normal tissues. Proposed method of Raman spectra analysis allows for malignant melanoma differentiating from other skin tissues with accuracy of 84% (sensitivity of 97%, specificity of 72%). Autofluorescence analysis in near infrared and visible regions helped us to increase the diagnostic accuracy by 5-10%. Registration of autofluorescence in near infrared region is realized in one optical unit with Raman spectroscopy. Thus, the proposed method of combined skin tissues study makes possible simultaneous large skin area study with autofluorescence spectra analysis and precise neoplasm type determination with Raman spectroscopy.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 July 2015
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9537, Clinical and Biomedical Spectroscopy and Imaging IV, 95372H (15 July 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2186095
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V. P. Zakharov, Samara State Aerospace Univ. (Russian Federation)
I. A. Bratchenko, Samara State Aerospace Univ. (Russian Federation)
D. N. Artemyev, Samara State Aerospace Univ. (Russian Federation)
O. O. Myakinin, Samara State Aerospace Univ. (Russian Federation)
Y. A. Khristoforova, Samara State Aerospace Univ. (Russian Federation)
S. V. Kozlov, Samara State Medical Univ. (Russian Federation)
A. A. Moryatov, Samara State Medical Univ. (Russian Federation)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9537:
Clinical and Biomedical Spectroscopy and Imaging IV
J. Quincy Brown; Volker Deckert, Editor(s)

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