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Imaging hemodynamic changes in preterm infant brains with two-dimensional diffuse optical tomography
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Paper Abstract

We present our preliminary results on two-dimensional (2-D) optical tomographic imaging of hemodynamic changes of two preterm infant brains in different ventilation settings conditions. The investigations use the established two-wavelength, 16-channel time-correlated single photon counting system for the detection, and the generalized pulse spectrum technique based algorithm for the image reconstruction. The experiments demonstrate that two-dimensional diffuse optical tomography may be a potent and relatively simple way of investigating the functions and neural development of infant brains in the perinatal period.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 February 2008
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6848, Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic Systems VI, 68481C (12 February 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.756333
Show Author Affiliations
Feng Gao, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Yiwen Ma, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Fang Yang, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Huijuan Zhao, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Jingying Jiang, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Takashi Kusaka, Kagawa Univ. (Japan)
Yukio Yamada, Univ. of Electro-Communications (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6848:
Advanced Biomedical and Clinical Diagnostic Systems VI
Tuan Vo-Dinh; Warren S. Grundfest; David A. Benaron; Gerald E. Cohn, Editor(s)

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