Intraoperative needle-based refractive index measurement of Ex Vivo human breast tissue


Conference Paper

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. © 2007 Optical Society of America.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Zysk, AM; Marks, DL; Nguyen, FT; Kotynek, JG; Bellafiore, FJ; Johnson, PA; Rowland, KM; Boppart, SA

Published Date

  • January 1, 2007

Published In

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2162-2701

International Standard Book Number 10 (ISBN-10)

  • 1557528462

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9781557528469

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1364/fio.2007.fwv4

Citation Source

  • Scopus