OSA's Digital Library

Applied Optics

Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 44, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 2005
  • pp: 1898–1904

Monitoring recovery after laser surgery of the breast with optical tomography: a case study

Jeremy C. Hebden, Tara D. Yates, Adam Gibson, Nicholas Everdell, Simon R. Arridge, Dennis W. Chicken, Michael Douek, and Mohammed R. S. Keshtgar  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 44, Issue 10, pp. 1898-1904 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.44.001898


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (544 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

Results are presented of a study to monitor the changes in the optical properties of breast tissue over a 12-month period after interstitial laser photocoagulation treatment of a fibroadenoma. The study involved generating cross-sectional images of the breast with a multichannel time-resolved imaging system and a nonlinear image reconstruction algorithm. Images of the internal absorbing and scattering properties revealed the expected initial inflammatory response, followed by the development of low-scattering cysts consistent with corresponding ultrasound examinations. Although results indicate that purely qualitative images can potentially provide clinically valuable data, means of enhancing diagnostic information by overcoming present limitations of the approach are discussed.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(170.1610) Medical optics and biotechnology : Clinical applications
(170.3830) Medical optics and biotechnology : Mammography
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
(170.6920) Medical optics and biotechnology : Time-resolved imaging

History
Original Manuscript: July 20, 2004
Revised Manuscript: October 22, 2004
Manuscript Accepted: October 29, 2004
Published: April 1, 2005

Citation
Jeremy C. Hebden, Tara D. Yates, Adam Gibson, Nicholas Everdell, Simon R. Arridge, Dennis W. Chicken, Michael Douek, and Mohammed R. S. Keshtgar, "Monitoring recovery after laser surgery of the breast with optical tomography: a case study," Appl. Opt. 44, 1898-1904 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-44-10-1898

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited