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Identification of intestinal fibrosis using spectroscopic photoacoustic imaging: feasibility study in human subjects (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Yunhao Zhu; Laura Johnson; Jonathan Rubin; Jie Yuan; Xueding Wang; Peter Higgins; Guan Xu

Paper Abstract

Identifying fibrosis against inflammation in the intestinal strictures is critical to the management of CD. Our pioneering study has shown that spectroscopic photoacoustic (PA) imaging is capable of differentiating inflammatory and fibrotic intestinal strictures in animals in vivo. We also validated the feasibility of acquiring PA signals from intestinal strictures transcutaneously. In this study, we further investigated the capability of transcutaneous PA imaging in characterizing intestinal inflammation and fibrosis in human subjects. The findings in PA imaging were validated by US Doppler images and histopathology.

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Date Published: 6 March 2020
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Proc. SPIE 11240, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2020, 1124007 (6 March 2020); doi: 10.1117/12.2544299
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Yunhao Zhu, Univ. of Michigan (United States)
Laura Johnson, Univ. of Michigan (United States)
Jonathan Rubin, Univ. of Michigan (United States)
Jie Yuan, Nanjing Univ. (China)
Xueding Wang, Univ. of Michigan (United States)
Peter Higgins, Univ. of Michigan (United States)
Guan Xu, Univ. of Michigan (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11240:
Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2020
Alexander A. Oraevsky; Lihong V. Wang, Editor(s)

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