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Simultaneous monitoring of multiple contrast agents using a hybrid MR-DOT system
Author(s): Gultekin Gulsen; Mehmet Burcin Unlu; Ozlem Birgul; Orhan Nalcioglu
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Paper Abstract

Frequency domain diffuse optical tomography (DOT) is a recently emerging technique that uses arrays of sources and detectors to obtain spatially dependent optical parameters of tissue. Here, we describe the design of a hybrid MR-DOT system for dynamic imaging cancer. The combined system acquires both MR and optical data simultaneously. The performance of the system is tested with phantom and in-vivo studies. Gd-DTPA and ICG was used for this purpose and the enhancement kinetics of both agents are recorded using the hybrid system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 February 2007
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6431, Multimodal Biomedical Imaging II, 64310D (20 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.701439
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Gultekin Gulsen, Univ. of California/Irvine (United States)
Mehmet Burcin Unlu, Univ. of California, Irvine (United States)
Ozlem Birgul, Univ. of California, Irvine (United States)
Orhan Nalcioglu, Univ. of California, Irvine (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6431:
Multimodal Biomedical Imaging II
Fred S. Azar, Editor(s)

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