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Colorectal neoplasm characterization based on swept-source optical coherence tomography
Author(s): Chih-Wei Lu; Han-Mo Chiu; Chia-Wei Sun
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Paper Abstract

Most of the colorectal cancer has grown from the adenomatous polyp. Adenomatous lesions have a well-documented relationship to colorectal cancer in previous studies. Thus, to detect the morphological changes between polyp and tumor can allow early diagnosis of colorectal cancer and simultaneous removal of lesions. In this paper, the various adenoma/carcinoma in-vitro samples are monitored by our swept-source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT) system. The significant results indicate a great potential for early detection of colorectal adenomas based on the SS-OCT imaging.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 July 2009
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 7372, Optical Coherence Tomography and Coherence Techniques IV, 737216 (14 July 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.831812
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Chih-Wei Lu, Industrial Technology Research Institute (Taiwan)
Han-Mo Chiu, National Taiwan Univ. Hospital (Taiwan)
Chia-Wei Sun, National Yang-Ming Univ. (Taiwan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7372:
Optical Coherence Tomography and Coherence Techniques IV
Peter E. Andersen; Brett E. Bouma, Editor(s)

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