Differential Magnetometry: Selective Magnetometry for In Vivo Use

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Abstract

The implementation of magnetic detection techniques in clinical practice has long lagged behind developments in society as a whole. Whilst techniques like magnetic resonance imaging and (to a lesser extent) MEG/MCG have been succesfully introduced, use of magnetic techniques for diagnostics and treatment has always been limited to well controlled, shielded environments. In this thesis, we describe the development of a sensitive and specific method to use magnetic nanoparticles for diagnostics and localization, without the need for shielded surroundings. This opens up a world of new applications for magnetic detection, ranging from intraoperative detection of sentinel lymph nodes to tracking and tracing of stem cell therapies, to navigation applications.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • University of Twente
Supervisors/Advisors
  • ten Haken, Bernard, Supervisor
  • Alic, Lejla, Co-Supervisor
Award date13 Jul 2023
Print ISBNs978-90-365-5692-7
Electronic ISBNs978-90-365-5693-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jul 2023

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