1 August 2017 Quantitative optical diagnostics in pathology recognition and monitoring of tissue reaction to PDT
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Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is currently actively introduced into clinical practice. Besides diagnostics, it can be efficiently employed for treatment monitoring allowing for timely correction of the treatment procedure. In monitoring of photodynamic therapy (PDT) traditionally employed fluorescence imaging (FI) can benefit from complementary use of OCT. Additional diagnostic efficiency can be derived from numerical processing of optical diagnostics data providing more information compared to visual evaluation. In this paper we report on application of OCT together with numerical processing for clinical diagnostic in gynecology and otolaryngology, for monitoring of PDT in otolaryngology and on OCT and FI applications in clinical and aesthetic dermatology. Image numerical processing and quantification provides increase in diagnostic accuracy. Keywords: optical coherence tomography, fluorescence imaging, photod
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Mikhail Kirillin, Mikhail Kirillin, Maria Shakhova, Maria Shakhova, Alina Meller, Alina Meller, Dmitry Sapunov, Dmitry Sapunov, Pavel Agrba, Pavel Agrba, Alexander Khilov, Alexander Khilov, Mikhail Pasukhin, Mikhail Pasukhin, Olga Kondratieva, Olga Kondratieva, Ksenia Chikalova, Ksenia Chikalova, Tatiana Motovilova, Tatiana Motovilova, Ekaterina Sergeeva, Ekaterina Sergeeva, Ilya Turchin, Ilya Turchin, Natalia Shakhova, Natalia Shakhova, "Quantitative optical diagnostics in pathology recognition and monitoring of tissue reaction to PDT", Proc. SPIE 10417, Medical Laser Applications and Laser-Tissue Interactions VIII, 104170C (1 August 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2284671; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2284671
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