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Measuring the biomechanical properties of prostate tumor tissues by atomic force microscopy
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Paper Abstract

Tumor progression and metastasis are often accompanied by the changes in the biomechanical properties of tumor tissues. In this study, the relationship between the pathological classification of different prostate tumor tissues and their biomechanical properties was investigated by atomic force microscopy. The results showed that higher pathological grade of prostate tumor tissues had lower elasticity and viscosity. Compared with traditional pathological analysis, the biomechanical characteristics of tumor tissues obtained by atomic force microscopy could offer a new index for fast clinic diagnosis and differentiation of tumor tissue. It can be used to assist in the assessment of Gleason scores of the gold standard for prostate cancer grading for radical prostatectomy.

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Date Published: 20 December 2019
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 11209, Eleventh International Conference on Information Optics and Photonics (CIOP 2019), 112093S (20 December 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2548958
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Xiaoqiong Tang, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Weiwei Ruan, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Jinshu Zeng, The First Affiliated Hospital of Fujian Medical Univ. (China)
Mengdan Chen, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Yuhua Wang, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Hongqin Yang, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11209:
Eleventh International Conference on Information Optics and Photonics (CIOP 2019)
Hannan Wang, Editor(s)

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