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Systematic studies of fractal dimension parameters, absorption and scattering coefficients for cancerous and normal prostate tissues
Author(s): Yang Pu; Wubao Wang; M. Alrubaiee; S. K. Gayen; Min Xu
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The optical coefficients (μs, μa, μ's and g)of human cancerous and normal prostate tissues were investigated and compared in the spectral range of 750nm - 860 nm. The fractal dimensional parameters including fractal dimension (Df), cutoff diameter (dmax) and the most efficient diameter (dm) between the cancerous and normal prostate tissues were determined based on the extinction and diffusion reflection intensity measurements and the determination ofμs, μa, μ's and g. The results are in good agreement with prostate cancer evolution defined by Gleason Grades. The difference of fractal dimensional parameters and optic

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Date Published: 9 February 2012
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 8207, Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics VIII, 82071H (9 February 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.913945
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Yang Pu, The City College, CUNY (United States)
Wubao Wang, The City College, CUNY (United States)
M. Alrubaiee, The City College, CUNY (United States)
S. K. Gayen, The City College, CUNY (United States)
Min Xu, Fairfield Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8207:
Photonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics VIII
Anita Mahadevan-Jansen; Andreas Mandelis; Kenton W. Gregory; Nikiforos Kollias; Hyun Wook Kang; Henry Hirschberg; Melissa J. Suter; Brian Jet-Fei Wong; Justus F. Ilgner; Stephen Lam; Bodo E. Knudsen; Steen Madsen; E. Duco Jansen; Bernard Choi; Guillermo J. Tearney; Laura Marcu; Haishan Zeng; Matthew Brenner; Krzysztof Izdebski, Editor(s)

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