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Simultaneous optoacoustic, pulse-echo and transmission ultrasound tomography of mice (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Elena Mercep; Joaquín L. Herraiz; Xosé Luís Deán-Ben; Daniel D. Razansky

Paper Abstract

We report on a new small animal imaging platform for concomitant noninvasive mapping of the absorbed optical energy, acoustic reflectivity, speed of sound and acoustic attenuation in whole mice with submillimeter resolution. In vivo mouse imaging experiments revealed fine details on the organ parenchyma, vascularization, tissue reflectivity, density and stiffness. The newly developed synergistic multimodal combination offers unmatched capabilities for imaging diverse tissue properties and biomarkers with high resolution, penetration and contrast.

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Date Published: 20 April 2020
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Proc. SPIE 11240, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2020, 112401R (20 April 2020); doi: 10.1117/12.2546578
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Elena Mercep, iThera Medical GmbH (Germany)
Joaquín L. Herraiz, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
Xosé Luís Deán-Ben, Univ. Zürich (Switzerland)
Daniel D. Razansky, Univ. Zürich (Switzerland)


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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