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Spectroscopic-guided brain tumor resection
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Paper Abstract

A pilot in vivo study was conducted to investigate the feasibility of using optical spectroscopy for brain tumor margin detection. Fluorescence and diffuse reflectance spectra were acquired using a portable clinical spectroscopic system from normal brain tissues, tumors, and tumor margins in 21 brain tumor patients undergoing craniotomy. Results form this study show the potential of optical spectroscopy in detecting infiltrating tumor margins of primary brain tumors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 May 2000
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3911, Biomedical Diagnostic, Guidance, and Surgical-Assist Systems II, (3 May 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.384896
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Wei-Chiang Lin, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States)
Steven A. Toms, Vanderbilt Medical Ctr. (United States)
E. Duco Jansen, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States)
Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Vanderbilt Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3911:
Biomedical Diagnostic, Guidance, and Surgical-Assist Systems II
Tuan Vo-Dinh; Warren S. Grundfest; David A. Benaron, Editor(s)

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