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Assessment of micro-optical coherence tomography (μOCT) as an imaging tool for pancreatic disease diagnosis
Author(s): Chi Hu; Xiaojun Yu; Qianshan Ding; Ganggang Mu; Yunchao Deng; Honggang Yu; Linbo Liu
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Paper Abstract

As an emerging technique capable of providing cellular/subcellular-level tissue microstructure images, optical coherence tomography (OCT) is regarded to be a viable tool for early disease diagnosis, yet few studies on pancreatic imaging have ever been reported in literature. In this paper, we utilized a lab-built micro-OCT (μOCT) for cellular/subcellular pancreatic imaging for both normal tissues and those specimens with edema, and evaluate the feasibility of OCT as an imaging tool for early pancreatic disease diagnosis. Results show that the cellular/subcellular-level pancreatic microstructures of normal tissues could be clearly identified, and is quite different from those in tissues with edema. Such results demonstrate the great potential of μOCT as a viable tool for pancreatic tissue imaging in clinical practice.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 April 2018
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 10711, Biomedical Imaging and Sensing Conference, 107110F (24 April 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2316299
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Chi Hu, Northwestern Polytechnical Univ. (China)
Xiaojun Yu, Northwestern Polytechnical Univ. (China)
Qianshan Ding, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Remin Hospital of Wuhan Univ. (China)
Ganggang Mu, Remin Hospital of Wuhan Univ. (China)
Yunchao Deng, Remin Hospital of Wuhan Univ. (China)
Honggang Yu, Remin Hospital of Wuhan Univ. (China)
Linbo Liu, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10711:
Biomedical Imaging and Sensing Conference
Toyohiko Yatagai; Yoshihisa Aizu; Osamu Matoba; Yasuhiro Awatsuji; Yuan Luo, Editor(s)

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