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Native fluorescence spectroscopy of thymus and fat tissues
Author(s): Gui Chen Tang; Mehmet Cengiz Oz M.D.; V. Reid; K. Steinglass; Mark D. Ginsberg; Larry Jacobowitz; Robert R. Alfano
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Paper Abstract

Fluorescence spectroscopy of the human thymus gland and surrounding mediastinal fat were measured to evaluate this approach in distinguishing between thymus and fat tissues during therapeutic surgery for myasthenia gravis disease.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 August 1993
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 1887, Physiological Imaging, Spectroscopy, and Early-Detection Diagnostic Methods, (27 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.151182
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Gui Chen Tang, CUNY/City College (United States)
Mehmet Cengiz Oz M.D., Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Ctr. (United States)
V. Reid, CUNY/City College (United States)
K. Steinglass, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Ctr. (United States)
Mark D. Ginsberg, CUNY/City College (United States)
Larry Jacobowitz, IBM Corp. (United States)
Robert R. Alfano, CUNY/City College (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1887:
Physiological Imaging, Spectroscopy, and Early-Detection Diagnostic Methods
Randall Locke Barbour; Mark J. Carvlin, Editor(s)

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