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Portable fluorescence meter for medical applications
Author(s): Dmitriy V. Kornilin; Vladimir N. Grishanov
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Paper Abstract

Recently, there are great deals of skin fluorescence studies for diagnostic purposes in medicine. Measurement of the intensity of autofluorescence (AF) is suitable method for diagnostic, because it does not require traumatic procedures. Skin AF is widely used by doctors in order to assess the concentration of advanced glycation endproduct (AGE). There are no in vivo fluorescence meters made in Russia, which are affordable, portable, easy-to-use and easily replicable. This paper is devoted to study of the fluorimeter and its mathematical model of spectral characteristics that were developed by authors. Fluorimeter and its software are fully operational and they were given to doctors for testing in the real clinic conditions in order to get a set of AF statistics for patients.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 April 2016
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9887, Biophotonics: Photonic Solutions for Better Health Care V, 98871N (27 April 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2227392
Show Author Affiliations
Dmitriy V. Kornilin, Samara State Aerospace Univ. (Russian Federation)
Vladimir N. Grishanov, Samara State Aerospace Univ. (Russian Federation)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9887:
Biophotonics: Photonic Solutions for Better Health Care V
Jürgen Popp; Valery V. Tuchin; Dennis L. Matthews; Francesco Saverio Pavone, Editor(s)

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