Photoacoustic imaging of Port-wine Stains

Roy G.M. Kolkman, Miranda J. Mulder, Conrad P. Glade, Ton G. van Leeuwen, Wiendelt Steenbergen

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    Photoacoustic imaging is a hybrid imaging modality that is based on the detection of acoustic waves generated by absorption of pulsed light by tissue chromophores such as hemoglobin in blood. We show that photoacoustic imaging can be used to image blood concentrations in a port-wine stain.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationPhotonic Therapeutics and Diagnostics III
    EditorsHenry Hirschberg, Steen J. Madsen, Brian Jet-Fei Wong, Justus F.R. Ilgner, Reza S. Malek, Kenton W. Gregory, Guillermo J. Tearney, Nikiforos Kollias, Bernard Choi, Haishan Zeng
    Place of PublicationBellingham, WA
    Number of pages5
    ISBN (Print)9780819465375
    Publication statusPublished - 2007
    EventSPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, BIOS 2007 - San Jose, United States
    Duration: 20 Jan 200721 Jan 2007

    Publication series

    NameProceedings of SPIE
    ISSN (Print)0277-786X


    ConferenceSPIE International Symposium on Biomedical Optics, BIOS 2007
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CitySan Jose


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