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Biomedical Topical Meeting
Miami Beach, Florida United States
April 14, 2004
ISBN: 1-55752-769-5
OCT: Clinical (FD)

Fine needle aspiration low coherence interferometry system for guidance in the breast biopsy procedures

Nicusor V. Iftimia, Brian Goldberg, Brett Bouma, Martha Pitman, Aliyah Rahemtullah, and Guillermo Tearney

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/BIO.2004.FD6


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Abstract

A method and apparatus utilizing low coherence interferometry (LCI) for guiding breast fine needle aspiration (FNA) is described. Our results demonstrate that LCI may be used for accurate differentiation of various types of breast tissue.

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OCIS Codes
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.4580) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical diagnostics for medicine

Citation
N. V. Iftimia, B. Goldberg, B. Bouma, M. Pitman, A. Rahemtullah, and G. Tearney, "Fine needle aspiration low coherence interferometry system for guidance in the breast biopsy procedures," in Biomedical Topical Meeting, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper FD6.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=BIO-2004-FD6


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