9 February 2010 Application of novel hyperspectral imaging technologies in combat casualty care
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Novel hyperspectral imaging (HSI) methods may play several important roles in Combat Casualty Care: (1) HSI of the skin may provide spatial data on hemoglobin saturation of oxygen, as a "window" into perfusion during shock. (2) HSI or similar technology could be incorporated into closed-loop, feedback-controlled resuscitation systems. (3) HSI may provide information about tissue viability and/or wound infection. (4) HSI in the near-infrared range may provide information on the tissue water content--greatly affected, e.g., by fluid resuscitation. Thus, further refinements in the speed and size of HSI systems are sought to make these capabilities available on the battlefield.
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Leopoldo C. Cancio, Leopoldo C. Cancio, } "Application of novel hyperspectral imaging technologies in combat casualty care", Proc. SPIE 7596, Emerging Digital Micromirror Device Based Systems and Applications II, 759605 (9 February 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.846331; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.846331
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