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Photoacoustic imaging of port-wine stains
Author(s): Roy G. M. Kolkman; Miranda J. Mulder; Conrad P. Glade; Ton G. van Leeuwen; Wiendelt Steenbergen
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Paper Abstract

Photoacoustic imaging is a hybrid imaging modality that is based on the detection of acoustic waves generated by absorption of pulsed light by tissue chromophores such as hemoglobin in blood. We show that photoacoustic imaging can be used to image blood concentrations in a port-wine stain.

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Date Published: 23 March 2007
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 6424, Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics III, 64240D (23 March 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.699873
Show Author Affiliations
Roy G. M. Kolkman, Univ. of Twente (Netherlands)
Miranda J. Mulder, Univ. of Twente (Netherlands)
Conrad P. Glade, Medisch Spectrum Twente (Netherlands)
Ton G. van Leeuwen, Univ. of Twente (Netherlands)
Univ. of Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Wiendelt Steenbergen, Univ. of Twente (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6424:
Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics III
Henry Hirschberg M.D.; Brian Jet-Fei Wong M.D.; Reza S. Malek M.D.; Kenton W. Gregory M.D.; Nikiforos Kollias M.D.; Bernard Choi; Steen J. Madsen; Guillermo J. Tearney M.D.; Justus F. R. Ilgner M.D.; Haishan Zeng, Editor(s)

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