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Orientation analysis of collagen fibers in healing tendon by using second-harmonic-generation microscopy
Author(s): E. Hase; T. Minamikawa; K. Sato; D. Yonekura; M. Takahashi; T. Yasui
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Paper Abstract

Tendon rupture is a trauma that is difficult to fully recover from. Therefore, non-destructive and non-invasive evaluation method for the tendon healing is strongly required. In this study, we performed the orientation analysis of collagen fiber in healing tendon by two-dimensional Fourier transform (2D-FT) of SHG image. The extracted 2D-FT power spectra imply the correlation with the degree of the tendon healing. These results indicate that SHG microscopy has a unique potential as a non-destructive and non-invasive indicator of tendon healing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 February 2017
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 10069, Multiphoton Microscopy in the Biomedical Sciences XVII, 1006909 (21 February 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2251111
Show Author Affiliations
E. Hase, The Univ. of Tokushima (Japan)
T. Minamikawa, The Univ. of Tokushima (Japan)
K. Sato, The Univ. of Tokushima (Japan)
D. Yonekura, The Univ. of Tokushima (Japan)
M. Takahashi, Tokushima Prefectural Central Hospital (Japan)
T. Yasui, The Univ. of Tokushima (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10069:
Multiphoton Microscopy in the Biomedical Sciences XVII
Ammasi Periasamy; Peter T. C. So; Karsten König; Xiaoliang S. Xie, Editor(s)

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