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Laser-induced fluorescence microscopy of human lung tissues
Author(s): Wei Zheng; Sanjay M. Krishnan; Zhiwei Huang; Teck-Chee Chia; Shusen Xie; Sing Lee
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Paper Abstract

Early detection of lung cancer has been a significant area of interest due to the large number of cancer-related deaths. The microscopic fluorescence and imaging of excised lung tissue sections were studied using a novel microspectrophotometric system. The intrinsic autofluorescence distributions in different tissue layers of the lung were observed in normal and malignant tissues. The preliminary results show that the microscopic fluorescence analysis on different tissue layers can provide a powerful means to explore the origin of spectral differences between normal and abnormal lung tissues.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 September 1999
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3863, 1999 International Conference on Biomedical Optics, (17 September 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.364404
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Wei Zheng, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Sanjay M. Krishnan, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Zhiwei Huang, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Canada)
Teck-Chee Chia, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Shusen Xie, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Sing Lee, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3863:
1999 International Conference on Biomedical Optics
Qingming Luo; Britton Chance; Lihong V. Wang; Steven L. Jacques, Editor(s)

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