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Clinical applications of elastic-scattering spectroscopy beyond proof-of-principle: what really matters
Author(s): Irving J. Bigio
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Paper Abstract

In determining true clinical utility and patient benefits of a new diagnostic technique, a variety of issues become important, which are often not considered during the proof-of-concept stage. These relate to the overall cost to the health-care system, user friendliness and clinical practicality, likelihood of adoption, the appropriate statistics for demonstration clinical value, and the relevance of the technology to the specific disease.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 February 2007
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 6446, Biomedical Applications of Light Scattering, 64460J (15 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.705121
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Irving J. Bigio, Boston Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6446:
Biomedical Applications of Light Scattering
Adam Wax; Vadim Backman, Editor(s)

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