The scattering properties of collagen in tissue were derived from ex-vivo measurements on bovine tissues, and recognized in in vivo data on the human knee, suggesting potential for tissue characterization and diagnosis of osteoarticular diseases.
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(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.5820) Scattering : Scattering measurements
(170.6935) Medical optics and biotechnology : Tissue characterization
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