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Dynamic analysis of eccrin sweat glands on human fingertips by optical coherence tomography
Author(s): Masamitsu Haruna; Masato Ohmi; Yoshihiro Ueda; Akihiro Yamada; Hiroyuki Saigusa
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Paper Abstract

OCT is highly potential for dynamic analysis of eccrin sweat glands. It is found in our experiment that the spiral lumen of an active sweat gland expands drastically in response to mental stress. Mental-stress-induced sweating is analyzed quantitatively based on time-sequential OCT images.

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Date Published: 18 February 2008
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 6847, Coherence Domain Optical Methods and Optical Coherence Tomography in Biomedicine XII, 68471Y (18 February 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.760878
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Masamitsu Haruna, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Masato Ohmi, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Yoshihiro Ueda, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Akihiro Yamada, Osaka Univ. (Japan)
Hiroyuki Saigusa, Osaka Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6847:
Coherence Domain Optical Methods and Optical Coherence Tomography in Biomedicine XII
Joseph A. Izatt; James G. Fujimoto; Valery V. Tuchin, Editor(s)

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