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Assessing the spectrochemical signatures of skin components using FTIR microspectroscopy
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Paper Abstract

Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy is a label-free analytical technique used to evaluate the chemical profile of a sample based on its molecular vibrations. The potential dermatological applications of FTIR spectroscopy has been well demonstrated over the past decades through many proof-of-concept studies evaluating cancerous and non-cancerous cutaneous diseases. Considering that the correctly identification of skin components plays an important role in the study of cutaneous diseases, the present study aims to evaluate the spectrochemical signatures of dermis and epidermis based on the pixels of a FTIR hyperspectral image collected from healthy skin.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 July 2019
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 11073, Clinical and Preclinical Optical Diagnostics II, 110730S (19 July 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2527137
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Cassio A. Lima, Instituto de Pesquisas Energéticas e Nucleares (Brazil)
Luciana Correa, Univ. of Sao Paulo (Brazil)
Hugh J. Byrne, Dublin Institute of Technology (Ireland)
Denise M. Zezell, Instituto de Pesquisas Energéticas e Nucleares (Brazil)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11073:
Clinical and Preclinical Optical Diagnostics II
J. Quincy Brown; Ton G. van Leeuwen, Editor(s)

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