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Detecting both melanoma depth and volume in vivo with a handheld photoacoustic probe

Zhou, Yong and Li, Guo and Zhu, Liren and Li, Chiye and Cornelius, Lynn A. and Wang, Lihong V. (2016) Detecting both melanoma depth and volume in vivo with a handheld photoacoustic probe. In: Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2016. No.9708. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers , Bellingham, WA, Art. No. 970806. ISBN 9781628419429.

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We applied a linear-array-based photoacoustic probe to detect the tumor depth and volume of melanin-containing melanoma in nude mice in vivo. We demonstrated the ability of this linear-array-based system to measure both the depth and volume of melanoma through phantom, ex vivo, and in vivo experiments. The volume detection ability also enables us to accurately calculate the rate of growth of the tumor, which is important in quantifying tumor activity. Our results show that this system can be used for clinical melanoma diagnosis and treatment at the bedside.

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Additional Information:© 2016 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. The authors would like to thank Prof. James Ballard for manuscript editing. This work was sponsored in part by National Institutes of Health grants DP1 EB016986 (NIH Director’s Pioneer Award), R01 CA186567 (NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award), R01 EB016963, S10 RR026922, and R01 CA159959. L.W. has a financial interest in Microphotoacoustics, Inc. and Endra, Inc., which, however, did not support this work.
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NIHDP1 EB016986
NIHR01 CA186567
NIHR01 EB016963
NIHS10 RR026922
NIHR01 CA159959
Subject Keywords:Handheld, photoacoustic microscope, melanoma, depth, volume, rate of growth
Issue or Number:9708
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Official Citation:Yong Zhou, Yong Zhou, Guo Li, Guo Li, Liren Zhu, Liren Zhu, Chiye Li, Chiye Li, Lynn A. Cornelius, Lynn A. Cornelius, Lihong V. Wang, Lihong V. Wang, } "Detecting both melanoma depth and volume in vivo with a handheld photoacoustic probe", Proc. SPIE 9708, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2016, 970806 (15 March 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2213245;
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