The agent indo-cyanine green has been investigated for early detection of rheumatoid arthritis using fluorescence imaging. Different distributions of fluorescence intensity are found for healthy and inflamed finger joints after injection of an ICG bolus.
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(170.0110) Medical optics and biotechnology : Imaging systems
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B. Ebert, J. Berger, J. Voigt, R. Macdonald, T. Fischer, K. Hermann, K. Licha, and M. Schirner, "Early Detection of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Humans by Fluorescence Imaging," in Biomedical Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper BTuF19.
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