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In vivo tomographic imaging based on bioluminescence

Cong, Wenxiang and Durairaj, Kumar and Kang, Yubin and Sinn, Patrick and Nixon, Earl and Mienel, John, Jr. and Suter, Melissa and Wang, Lihong V. and McLennan, Geoffrey and Hoffman, Eric A. and Wang, Ge (2004) In vivo tomographic imaging based on bioluminescence. In: Developments in X-Ray Tomography IV. Proceedings of SPIE. No.5535. Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) , Bellingham, WA, pp. 212-219. ISBN 9780819454737.

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The most important task for bioluminescence imaging is to identify the emission source from the captured bioluminescent signal on the surface of a small tested animal. Quantitative information on the source location, geometry and intensity serves for in-vivo monitoring of infectious diseases, tumor growth, metastases in the small animal. In this paper, we present a point-spread function-based method for reconstructing the internal bioluminescent source from the surface light output flux signal. The method is evaluated for sensing the internal emission sources in nylon phantoms and within a live mouse. The surface bioluminescent signal is taken with a highly sensitive CCD camera. The results show the feasibility and efficiency of the proposed point-spread function-based method.

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Additional Information:© 2004 Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). This work is partially supported by NIH/NIBIB grants (EB001685).
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Subject Keywords:Bioluminescence tomography, CT/micro-CT, molecular imaging, point-spread function (PSF)
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Official Citation:Wenxiang Cong, Wenxiang Cong, Durairaj Kumar, Durairaj Kumar, Yubin Kang, Yubin Kang, Patrick Sinn, Patrick Sinn, Earl Nixon, Earl Nixon, John Mienel, John Mienel, Melissa J. Suter, Melissa J. Suter, Lihong V. Wang, Lihong V. Wang, Geoffrey McLennan, Geoffrey McLennan, Eric A. Hoffman, Eric A. Hoffman, Ge Wang, Ge Wang, } "In vivo tomographic imaging based on bioluminescence", Proc. SPIE 5535, Developments in X-Ray Tomography IV, (26 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.560522;
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