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RGB camera-based functional imaging of in vivo biological tissues
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Paper Abstract

We investigated a rapid imaging method to monitor the spatial distribution of total hemoglobin concentration (CHbT), the tissue oxygen saturation (StO2), and the scattering power b in the expression of musp=a(lambda)^-b as the scattering parameters in cerebral cortex using a digital red-green-blue camera. In the method, Monte Carlo simulation (MCS) for light transport in brain tissue is used to specify a relation among the RGB-values and the concentration of oxygenated hemoglobin (CHbO), that of deoxygenated hemoglobin (CHbR), and the scattering power b. The results in this study indicate potential of the method to evaluate the physiology and loss of tissue viability in biological tissues.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 November 2018
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 10815, Optical Design and Testing VIII, 108150S (5 November 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2513306
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Izumi Nishidate, Tokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Technology (Japan)
Satoko Kawauchi, National Defense Medical College (Japan)
Shunichi Sato, National Defense Medical College (Japan)
Manabu Sato, Yamagata Univ. (Japan)
Yoshihisa Aizu, Muroran Institute of Technology (Japan)
Yasuaki Kokubo, Yamagata Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10815:
Optical Design and Testing VIII
Yongtian Wang; Tina E. Kidger; Kimio Tatsuno, Editor(s)

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