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Optical spectroscopy of phosphatic urinary calculi
Author(s): Ivanna H. Yarynovska; Alexander I. Bilyi
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Paper Abstract

Infrared and Raman spectroscopy are main methods for urine stones type identification today. At the same time they have a limited application for some types of urine stones. Moreover these methods are time-consuming, often hampered by pellet breakage and interpretation of spectra for quantifying urinary calculus constituents in mixtures is difficult, requiring expert knowledge by trained technicians. The other known methods for analyse urinary calculus constituents besides their merits have also such demerits as inexactitude in type identification and high cost of analysis. We propose a new method for urine stones type determination. It is based on luminescent spectroscopy. In this work the results of researches of spectrums of excitation and luminescence of dry tailings of urine are considered. The nature of watched luminescence of urine is explained. Dependence between urine stone type and luminescence maximum localization is investigated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 July 2007
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6628, Diagnostic Optical Spectroscopy in Biomedicine IV, 66281C (11 July 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.727822
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Ivanna H. Yarynovska, Ivan Franko National Univ. of L'viv (Ukraine)
Alexander I. Bilyi, Ivan Franko National Univ. of L'viv (Ukraine)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6628:
Diagnostic Optical Spectroscopy in Biomedicine IV
Dietrich Schweitzer; Maryann Fitzmaurice, Editor(s)

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