Bone joint characterization using diffuse optical tomography

Andreas H. Hielscher, Alexander D. Klose, Uwe Netz, Alexander Scheel, Jürgen Beuthan

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


Inflammatory processes as they occur during rheumatoid arthritis (RA) lead to changes in the optical properties of joint tissues and fluids. In this work we report on in vivo studies involving human subjects, which show the potential of optical tomographic techniques for the early diagnosis of RA.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2003
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)1557527598
StatePublished - 2003
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2003 - Tucson, United States
Duration: Oct 5 2003 → …

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2003
Country/TerritoryUnited States
Period10/5/03 → …

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


Dive into the research topics of 'Bone joint characterization using diffuse optical tomography'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this