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Response of near-infrared localized reflectance signals of intact diabetic human skin to thermal stimuli
Author(s): Omar S. Khalil; Shu-jen Yeh; Xaimao Wu
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Paper Abstract

We studied the temperature-controlled localized reflectance of the dorsal arm of diabetic and non-diabetic subjects. The thermo-optical response of human skin at small source-detector distances is related to the diabetic status of the subject. It was possible to segregate diabetic from non-diabetic data based on the values of μa, μs' and δ; and the change in their values (Δμa, Δμs', and Δδ) as a function of temperature. The segregation into diabetic and non-diabetic based on the thermal response of μa, μs' is consistent with cross-linking of vascular and tissue proteins by excess glucose during frequent hyperglycemic episodes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 October 2003
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5068, Saratov Fall Meeting 2002: Optical Technologies in Biophysics and Medicine IV, (13 October 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.518754
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Omar S. Khalil, Abbott Labs. (United States)
Shu-jen Yeh, Abbott Labs. (United States)
Xaimao Wu, Abbott Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5068:
Saratov Fall Meeting 2002: Optical Technologies in Biophysics and Medicine IV
Valery V. Tuchin, Editor(s)

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