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3D handheld endoscope for optical coherence tomography of the human oral mucosa in vivo
Author(s): Julia Walther; Christian Schnabel; Nadja Ebert; Michael Baumann; Edmund Koch
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Paper Abstract

The early non-invasive diagnosis of epithelial tissue alterations in daily clinical routine is still challenging. Since optical coherence tomography (OCT) shows the potential to differentiate between benign and malignant tissue of primal endothelium, OCT could be beneficial for the early diagnosis of malignancies in routine health checks. In this research, a new handheld endoscopic scanning unit was designed and connected to a spectral domain OCT system of our workgroup for the in vivo imaging of the human oral mucosa.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 2017
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 10416, Optical Coherence Imaging Techniques and Imaging in Scattering Media II, 104160F (1 August 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2286073
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Julia Walther, TU Dresden (Germany)
Christian Schnabel, TU Dresden (Germany)
Nadja Ebert, TU Dresden (Germany)
Michael Baumann, TU Dresden (Germany)
Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (Germany)
German Cancer Research Ctr. (Germany)
Edmund Koch, TU Dresden (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10416:
Optical Coherence Imaging Techniques and Imaging in Scattering Media II
Maciej Wojtkowski; Stephen A. Boppart; Wang-Yuhl Oh, Editor(s)

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