Bio-photonic techniques: physical principles and potential applications in radiology

Rajesh Kumar, Mario Giardini, Ifor Samuel, Kishan Dholakia, Andreas Melzer

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Bio-photonics have made substantial progress for biology and the life sciences and, to date, are primarily used in preclinical research. There is however emerging field of clinical application i.e. Raman Spectroscopy & confocal microscopy in the field of skin & mucosal cancer & gastrointestinal endoscopy.Such novel embodiments of these techniques are targeting image guided interstitial applications with probes and combination of OCT, Raman with imaging modalities MRI,PET/CT & US are promising.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 28 Nov 2010
EventRadiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2010: Personalized Medicine: In Pursuit of Excellence - McCormick Place, Chicacgo, United States
Duration: 28 Nov 20103 Dec 2010


ConferenceRadiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2010
Country/TerritoryUnited States


  • bio-photonic techniques
  • radiological imaging
  • cancer diagnosis
  • cardiovascular disease
  • Raman spectroscopy
  • confocal microscopy
  • gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • photodynamic therapy


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