Bone joint characterization using diffuse optical tomography

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

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Abstract

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)9781557528209
StatePublished - 2003
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2003 - Tucson, United States
Duration: Oct 5 2003 → …

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers

Conference

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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