We demonstrate that gold nanoparticles can be utilized as a good contrast agent for in vivo tumor (human breast cancer, BT474) imaging with photoacoustic tomography (PAT) in an animal model.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(110.5120) Imaging systems : Photoacoustic imaging
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
Q. Zhang, N. Iwakuma, M. Delano, P. Sharma, C. Wu, J. McNeil, S. R. Grobmyer, and H. Jiang, "Gold Nanoparticles as Contrast Agent for in vivo Photoacoustic Tomography of Tumor," in Biomedical Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper BSuE10.
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