In vivo assessment of microvascular blood content in the rectal mucosa using polarization-gated spectroscopy

Applications for colon cancer screening

Andrew J. Gomes*, Young L. Kim, Vladimir M. Turzhitsky, Jeremy D. Rogers, Vadim Backman

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Our group has developed a polarization-gated spectroscopy probe capable of interrogation of the colonic microvascular blood content. A human pilot study demonstrated that the rectal blood content is elevated in the presence of colonic neoplasia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008
EventBiomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008 - St. Petersburg, FL, United States
Duration: Mar 16 2008Mar 19 2008

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OtherBiomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008
CountryUnited States
CitySt. Petersburg, FL
Period3/16/083/19/08

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cancer
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Polarization
interrogation
polarization
spectroscopy
probes
Mucous Membrane

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Gomes, A. J., Kim, Y. L., Turzhitsky, V. M., Rogers, J. D., & Backman, V. (2008). In vivo assessment of microvascular blood content in the rectal mucosa using polarization-gated spectroscopy: Applications for colon cancer screening. Paper presented at Biomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008, St. Petersburg, FL, United States.
Gomes, Andrew J. ; Kim, Young L. ; Turzhitsky, Vladimir M. ; Rogers, Jeremy D. ; Backman, Vadim. / In vivo assessment of microvascular blood content in the rectal mucosa using polarization-gated spectroscopy : Applications for colon cancer screening. Paper presented at Biomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008, St. Petersburg, FL, United States.
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2008. Paper presented at Biomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008, St. Petersburg, FL, United States.

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