Intraoperative Needle-Based Refractive Index Measurement of ex vivo Human Breast Tissue

TitleIntraoperative Needle-Based Refractive Index Measurement of ex vivo Human Breast Tissue
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsZysk, Adam M., Marks Daniel L., Nguyen Freddy T., Kotynek Jan G., Bellafiore Frank J., Johnson Patricia A., Rowland Kendrith M., and Boppart Stephen A.
Conference NameFrontiers in Optics 2007/Laser Science XXIII/Organic Materials and Devices for Displays and Energy ConversionFrontiers in Optics 2007/Laser Science XXIII/Organic Materials and Devices for Displays and Energy Conversion
Date Published2007 Sep 16
PublisherOptical Society of America
Conference LocationSan Jose, California
KeywordsIndex measurements, Light propagation in tissues, Medical optics and biotechnology, Scattering
Abstract

Refractive index measurements offer high contrast between normal fatty tissue and diagnostically significant structures. We have developed a needle-based device capable of measuring internal tissue properties. We present preliminary clinical data from human specimens.

URLhttp://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=FiO-2007-FWV4
DOI10.1364/FIO.2007.FWV4