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New advances in optical coherence tomography for diagnostics of cervical neoplasia
Author(s): Natalia M. Shakhova M.D.; Grigory V. Gelikonov; Vladislav A. Kamensky; Roman V. Kuranov; Veronika V. Sapozhnikova; Ilya V. Turchin; Natalia D. Gladkova M.D.; Ludmila B. Snopova M.D.; Irina A. Kuznetzova M.D.
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Paper Abstract

Diagnostic value of standard OCT for recognizing cervical neoplasia has been evaluated: sensitivity is 82%, specificity is 78%, and diagnostics accuracy is 81%. To increase it several approaches have been suggested: application of hyperosmotic agents, cross-polarization tomography, complementary use of fluorescence spectroscopy and OCT, additional computer processing of the OCT-images and optical coherence microscipy.

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Date Published: 2 October 2003
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5140, Optical Coherence Tomography and Coherence Techniques, (2 October 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.500095
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Natalia M. Shakhova M.D., Institute of Applied Physics (Russia)
Grigory V. Gelikonov, Institute of Applied Physics (Russia)
Vladislav A. Kamensky, Institute of Applied Physics (Russia)
Roman V. Kuranov, Institute of Applied Physics (Russia)
Veronika V. Sapozhnikova, Institute of Applied Physics (Russia)
Ilya V. Turchin, Institute of Applied Physics (Russia)
Natalia D. Gladkova M.D., Nizhny Novgorod Medical Academy (Russia)
Ludmila B. Snopova M.D., Nizhny Novgorod Medical Academy (Russia)
Irina A. Kuznetzova M.D., Nizhny Novgorod Regional Hospital (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5140:
Optical Coherence Tomography and Coherence Techniques
Wolfgang Drexler, Editor(s)

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