13 November 2001 Correlation of the gallbladder stone and tissue fluorescent images
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Fluorescent images of gallbladder stones, tissue and bile are obtained using a streak camera. A Match Spatial Filer (MSF) is made using a stone fluorescent image. The MSF is used to perform correlations with fluorescent tissue and bile image. A method for recognition of the stone and rejection of the tissue during the laser lithotripsy is proposed using the correlation outputs.
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Jahja O. Kokaj, Mustafa A. Marafi, Yacob Makdisi, Kuldip S. Bhatia, "Correlation of the gallbladder stone and tissue fluorescent images", Proc. SPIE 4471, Algorithms and Systems for Optical Information Processing V, (13 November 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.449330; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.449330
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