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Laser autofluorescent spectroscopy in adrenal tumor surgery
Author(s): Petr S. Vetshev; Leonid I. Ippolitov; Victor B. Loschenov; Airazat M. Kazaryan; Marat T. Minnibaev; Sergei P. Vetshev
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Paper Abstract

Determination of a histological type of adrenal lesion at the preoperative or intraoperative stage allows to choose the optimal volume of surgery and in the short time effectively correct the postoperative hormonal therapy. 12 patients with different adrenal tumours (3 - lightcellular adenoma, 3 - mixedcellular adenoma, 1 - darkcellular adenoma, 1 - trabecular adenoma, 1 - malignant lymphoma, 3 - aldosteroma, 1 - pheochromocytoma, including the chance of combination of mixedcellular adenoma and aldosteroma of left adrenal) were operated on. The patients' aged varied from 33 to 62 years. For the first time we made intraoperative laser autofluorescent spectroscopy (IOLAS). The laser ve1ength was 632.8 nm. We defined a autofluorescent intensity. Portable equipment was used. The duration of the procedure did not exceed 2mm. The autofluorescent peak of adrenal tissue was 1.33±0.05 relativistic unit (RU) at 685 nm. The autofiurescent peaks of adrenal adenomas were 1 .07 RU, 0.9-1 .15 RU, 1.7-1 .9 RU, 3.4 RU accordingly for trabecular adenoma, lightcellular adenoma, mixedcellular adenoma, darkcellular adenoma Besides greater contribution of longwave component to auflurescence is characteristic for mixecellular adenoma and especially for darkcellular adenoma. The autofiurescent peaks of aldosteroma and pheochromocytoma were accordingly 1.2-1.4 RU and 2.2 RU. Spectral distribution of intensity was like mixedcellular adenoma's one. In the case of malignant lymphoma the autofiurescence peak was 2,3 RU and we also noted displacement of maximum of autoflurescence (-15 nm, from 685 nm to 670 nm).The results of IOLAS application as a adjuvant diagnosticmethod point to promise for intraoperative rapid diagnostics of adrenal tumours.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 December 1999
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4059, Laser Use in Oncology II, (30 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.375275
Show Author Affiliations
Petr S. Vetshev, I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy (Russia)
Leonid I. Ippolitov, I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy (Russia)
Victor B. Loschenov, General Physics Institute (Russia)
Airazat M. Kazaryan, I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy (Russia)
Marat T. Minnibaev, I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy (Russia)
Sergei P. Vetshev, I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4059:
Laser Use in Oncology II
Andrei V. Ivanov; Mishik A. Kazaryan, Editor(s)

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