Light scattering spectroscopy (LSS), which contributes to diffuse tissue reflectance, provides important diagnostic information. However, the presence of blood vessels provide an alternate interpretation. A revised view of the role of LSS will be presented.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.6510) Medical optics and biotechnology : Spectroscopy, tissue diagnostics
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6360) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, laser
M. S. Feld, C. Lau, O. Scepanovic, S. McGee, J. Mirkovic, C. Yu, S. Fulghum, J. Tunnell, I. Georgakoudi, and K. Bechtel, "The Role of Light Scattering Spectroscopy in Spectral Diagnosis of Disease," in Biomedical Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper BTuA3.