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Biomedical Optics
Miami, Florida United States
April 28, 2012 - May 2, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-55752-942-8
Spectroscopy of Elastic Light Scattering I (BW2B)

Optical Spectral Imaging For Breast Margin Assessment: A Comprehensive Assessment of Sources of Contrast

Torre M. Bydlon, J. Quincy Brown, Stephanie Kennedy, Jennifer E. Gallagher, Matthew Caldwell, Marlee Junker, Lee G. Wilke, William T. Barry, Joseph Geradts, and Nimmi Ramanujam  »View Author Affiliations


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Achieving tumor-free margins is desired to avoid recurrence. Diffuse reflectance imaging can assess margin status; however, understanding kinetics, cautery, and patient variability is needed to exploit optical contrast to detect positive margins.

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OCIS Codes
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
(170.4580) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical diagnostics for medicine
(170.6510) Medical optics and biotechnology : Spectroscopy, tissue diagnostics

T. M. Bydlon, J. Q. Brown, S. Kennedy, J. E. Gallagher, M. Caldwell, M. Junker, L. G. Wilke, W. T. Barry, J. Geradts, and N. Ramanujam, "Optical Spectral Imaging For Breast Margin Assessment: A Comprehensive Assessment of Sources of Contrast," in Biomedical Optics and 3-D Imaging, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper BW2B.4.

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