18 April 2017 Estimation of functional areas probed by near-infrared spectroscopy instruments
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Proceedings Volume 10251, Biomedical Imaging and Sensing Conference; 102511Z (2017) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2275046
Event: SPIE Technologies and Applications of Structured Light, 2017, Yokohama, Japan
Abstract
The relationship between probe positions of near-infrared spectroscopy instruments and functional areas in the brain is very important for the brain function measurement. Light propagation in a standard brain was calculated to consider the broadening of the probing region caused by the tissue scattering in the NIRS measurements to determine the relationship between the probe positions and the functional areas. The NIRS signal tends to reflect the brain activation in different functional areas and the primary functional area is possibly different from that indicated by the simple projection of the measurement point.
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Tomonori Nitta, Ryohei Tsuyuki, Hiroshi Kawaguchi, Eiji Okada, "Estimation of functional areas probed by near-infrared spectroscopy instruments", Proc. SPIE 10251, Biomedical Imaging and Sensing Conference, 102511Z (18 April 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2275046; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2275046
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