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Optical coherence tomography for medical diagnostics
Author(s): Joseph A. Izatt
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Paper Abstract

Techniques for non-invasive biomedical imaging include nuclear magnetic resonance, ultrasound, positron emission tomography, x-ray computed to- mography, and optical transillumination. Each of these methods has dif- ferent advantages and limitations and has found particular applications in medicine. Optical imaging of tissue offers the potential of a non-invasive diagnostic with non-ionizing radiation and the possibility of using spectro- scopic properties to distinguish tissue type and probe metabolic function.

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Date Published: 5 August 1993
PDF: 23 pages
Proc. SPIE 10311, Medical Optical Tomography: Functional Imaging and Monitoring, 103110Q (5 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.2283771
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Joseph A. Izatt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10311:
Medical Optical Tomography: Functional Imaging and Monitoring
Gerhard J. Mueller, Editor(s)

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