A novel illumination setup for compact pulse-echo/photoacoustic transvaginal probe is presented. Hemoglobin oxygen-saturation of mouse tumor was imaged in vivo. The results suggest that it has great potential for in vivo ovarian cancer imaging.
© 2014 OSA
(170.0110) Medical optics and biotechnology : Imaging systems
(170.5120) Medical optics and biotechnology : Photoacoustic imaging
(170.2945) Medical optics and biotechnology : Illumination design
H. Salehi, T. Wang, H. Li, P. Kumavor, and Q. Zhu, "Co-Registered Ultrasound and Photoacoustic Probe with a Miniaturized Light Illumination Scheme for in vivo Ovarian Cancer Imaging," in Biomedical Optics 2014, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper BS2B.1.