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Title: Near-infrared fluorescence imaging for colonic cancer detection
Authors: Shao, X.
Mo, J. 
Zheng, W. 
Huang, Z. 
Keywords: Colonic cancer
NIR autofluorescence
NIR reflectance
Issue Date: 2008
Citation: Shao, X., Mo, J., Zheng, W., Huang, Z. (2008). Near-infrared fluorescence imaging for colonic cancer detection. Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE 6848 : -. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Near-infrared (NIR) fluorescence imaging is a novel optical technique with an ability of probing larger volume of tissues or lesions located in deep tissue areas. An integrated fluorescence and reflectance imaging system was developed to evaluate its potential for cancer diagnosis. The results show that the NIR autofluorescence intensity of normal colon tissues is significantly higher than that of cancer, and the diagnostic accuracy of 92.8% can be achieved using NIR autofluorescence/reflectance imaging. This work demonstrates that NIR autofluorescence/NIR reflectance imaging technique has potential for colonic cancer diagnosis and detection.
Source Title: Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE
ISBN: 9780819470232
ISSN: 16057422
DOI: 10.1117/12.761463
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