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In-vivo co-registered optical coherence tomography and autofluorescence imaging in the endocervical canal and ectocervix: a pilot study (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Andrea Louise Buenconsejo; Jeanie Malone; Sylvia Lam; Jessica N. McAlpine; Dianne M. Miller; Anthony M. D. Lee; Pierre M. Lane; Calum E. MacAulay

Paper Abstract

Cervical cancer continues to be among the most frequently diagnosed and fatal cancers among women, ranking fourth in both categories globally in 2018. Detecting and treating early signs of cervical cancer drastically improves patient survivability. We will present images of the inner endocervical canal and the ectocervix taken by a fiber-based imaging system capable of co-registered Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) and Autofluorescence Imaging (AFI). The rotary-pullback double clad fiber (DCF) imaging catheter captures 3D volumetric OCT scans and 2D AFI surface maps from within the endocervix. Images are obtained from patients undergoing colposcopy-guided biopsies or Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP).

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 March 2020
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Proc. SPIE 11214, Endoscopic Microscopy XV, 112140T (6 March 2020); doi: 10.1117/12.2546340
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Andrea Louise Buenconsejo, BC Cancer Research Ctr. (Canada)
Jeanie Malone, BC Cancer Research Ctr. (Canada)
Sylvia Lam, BC Cancer Research Ctr. (Canada)
Jessica N. McAlpine, Vancouver General Hospital (Canada)
Dianne M. Miller, Vancouver General Hospital (Canada)
Anthony M. D. Lee, BC Cancer Research Ctr. (Canada)
Pierre M. Lane, BC Cancer Research Ctr. (Canada)
Calum E. MacAulay, BC Cancer Research Ctr. (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11214:
Endoscopic Microscopy XV
Guillermo J. Tearney M.D.; Thomas D. Wang; Melissa J. Suter, Editor(s)

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