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Monitoring radiofrequency ablation of biological tissue using broadband time-resolved diffuse optical spectroscopy

JUN
24
2019
24. JUN 2019

Poster Hall B0 European Conferences on Biomedical Optics (ECBO) > Diffuse Optical Spectroscopy and Imaging > Lunch Break and Poster Session - Monday

12:45-14:15 h | Hall B0 Hall B0, ICM

Subjects: Biophotonics and Medical Engineering

Type: Poster

Speech: English

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is minimally invasive thermotherapy, where a heating source is used to target and kill malignant cells in a tissue. While RFA has tremendous potential in the field of oncology, there is also a need for reliable real-time monitoring of this procedure to avoid over or under treatment. In this work, we investigate the use of time-resolved diffuse optical spectroscopy (DOS) to continuously track the change in optical properties during RFA to monitor the process of ablation. The time evolution of the spectra of the optical properties of the tissue undergoing treatment gives deep insights into the structural and constitutional changes occurring during the RFA treatment.

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Pranav Lanka
Pranav Lanka

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