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Photoacoustic monitoring of granulation tissue grown in grafted artificial dermis
Author(s): Kousuke Hatanaka; Shunichi Sato; Daizoh Saitoh; Hiroshi Ashida; Toshihisa Sakamoto
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Paper Abstract

We investigated the validity of photoacoustic (PA) measurement for monitoring granulation tissue formed in the grafted artificial dermis (AD) in rats. We found that the depths of granulation tissue or neovascularities in the grafted AD can be monitored by PA measurement. There was a significant correlation between the PA signal amplitude and the density of neovascularities in the granulation tissue. These results suggest the usefulness of PA measurement for monitoring the adhesion of grafted ADs.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 February 2009
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7161, Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics V, 71610Z (23 February 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.808143
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Kousuke Hatanaka, National Defense Medical College (Japan)
Shunichi Sato, National Defense Medical College Research Institute (Japan)
Daizoh Saitoh, National Defense Medical College Research Institute (Japan)
Hiroshi Ashida, National Defense Medical College Research Institute (Japan)
Toshihisa Sakamoto, National Defense Medical College (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7161:
Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics V
Henry Hirschberg; Brian Jet-Fei Wong; Kenton W. Gregory; Reza S. Malek; Nikiforos Kollias; Bernard Choi; Guillermo J. Tearney; Justus F. R. Ilgner; Steen J. Madsen; Laura Marcu; Haishan Zeng, Editor(s)

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