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Frontiers in Optics
San Jose, California United States
September 16, 2007
ISBN: 1-55752-846-2
Diffuse Imaging and Spectroscopy (FWV)

Intraoperative Needle-Based Refractive Index Measurement of ex vivo Human Breast Tissue

Adam M. Zysk, Daniel L. Marks, Freddy T. Nguyen, Jan G. Kotynek, Frank J. Bellafiore, Patricia A. Johnson, Kendrith M. Rowland, and Stephen A. Boppart

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/FIO.2007.FWV4


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Abstract

Refractive index measurements offer high contrast between normal fatty tissue and diagnostically significant structures. We have developed a needle-based device capable of measuring internal tissue properties. We present preliminary clinical data from human specimens.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.3660) Medical optics and biotechnology : Light propagation in tissues
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.3030) Scattering : Index measurements

Citation
A. M. Zysk, D. L. Marks, F. T. Nguyen, J. G. Kotynek, F. J. Bellafiore, P. A. Johnson, K. M. Rowland, and S. A. Boppart, "Intraoperative Needle-Based Refractive Index Measurement of ex vivo Human Breast Tissue," in Frontiers in Optics 2007/Laser Science XXIII/Organic Materials and Devices for Displays and Energy Conversion, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper FWV4.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=FiO-2007-FWV4


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