We have evaluated LEBS as a tool for detecting the field effect of carcinogenesis in 219 rectal biopsy patients and 86 duodenal biopsy patients and present several LEBS parameters that are potentially diagnostic.
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(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.6510) Medical optics and biotechnology : Spectroscopy, tissue diagnostics
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.1350) Scattering : Backscattering
V. Turzhitsky, Y. L. Kim, P. Pradhan, H. K. Roy, R. E. Brand, J. L. Hoogheem, M. J. Jung, M. Jameel, N. Hasabou, and V. Backman, "Quantifying the Field Effect of Carcinogenesis with Low-Coherence Enhanced Backscattering Spectroscopy (LEBS)," in Biomedical Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper BTuC6.
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