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Gallbladder stone inspection and identification for laser lithotripsy
Author(s): Yacob Makdisi; Jahja O. Kokaj
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Paper Abstract

Using high speed imaging techniques, the gall bladder stone immersed in liquid is detected and identified. The detection of the shock waves induced by laser power is reached by using interferometry technique. Using gall bladder and tissue images obtained by ultra-fast photography and time resolved laser fluorescence the correlation of correlation is performed. The tissue image is used to perform the correlation filter. Hence lower correlation output is used for firing of the laser power.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 March 1999
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3715, Optical Pattern Recognition X, (9 March 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.341318
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Yacob Makdisi, Kuwait Univ. (Kuwait)
Jahja O. Kokaj, Kuwait Univ. (Kuwait)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3715:
Optical Pattern Recognition X
David P. Casasent; Tien-Hsin Chao, Editor(s)

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