Accession Number:

ADA443239

Title:

Near Infrared Spectroscopy for Improving Breast Core Needle Biopsy

Descriptive Note:

Annual summary 1 Sep 2004-1 Aug 2005

Corporate Author:

WISCONSIN UNIV-MADISON

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2005-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

We have developed a near infrared photon migration fiber optic probe which can be inserted into the bore of a breast core biopsy needle, enabling preliminary diagnosis of breast lesions before they are removed. This probe has been tested in artificial phantoms and in human subjects.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE