7 October 2005 OCT visualization of acute radiation mucositis: pilot study
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We present pilot results in optical coherence tomography (OCT) visualization of normal mucosa radiation damage. 15 patients undergoing radiation treatment of head and neck cancer were enrolled. OCT was used to monitor the mucositis development during and after treatment. OCT can see stages of radiation mucositis development, including hidden ones, before any clinical manifestations.
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Natalia Gladkova, Anna Maslennikova, Anna Terentieva, Yulia Fomina, Nina Khomutinnikova, Irina Balalaeva, Yulia Vyseltseva, Roman Larin, Natalia Kornoukhova, Andrey Shakhov, Natalia Shakhova, Grigory Gelikonov, Vladislav Kamensky, Felix Feldchtein, "OCT visualization of acute radiation mucositis: pilot study", Proc. SPIE 5861, Optical Coherence Tomography and Coherence Techniques II, 58610T (7 October 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.632987; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.632987
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