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High-resolution thermoacoustic tomography of biological tissue

Xu, Minghua and Wang, Xueding and Wang, Lihong V. (2002) High-resolution thermoacoustic tomography of biological tissue. In: Biomedical Optoacoustics III. Proceedings of SPIE. No.4618. Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) , Bellingham, WA, pp. 95-98. ISBN 9780819443571.

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A study of pulsed-microwave-induced thermoacoustic tomography in biological tissues is presented. A backprojection algorithm based on rigorous theory is used to reconstruct the cross-sectional image from the thermoacoustic measurement in a circular configuration that encloses the sample under study. The results demonstrate the possibility of application in detecting small tumors buried in biological tissues using microwave absorption contrast and ultrasound spatial resolution. Finally, the method is compared with laser-induced thermoacoustic tomography.

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Additional Information:© 2002 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). This project was sponsored in part by the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command Grant No. DAMD17-00-1-0455, the National Institutes of Health Grant No. R01 CA71980, the National Science Foundation Grant No. BES-9734491, and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Grant No. ARP 000512-0123-1999.
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Army Medical Research and Materiel CommandDAMD17-00-1-0455
NIHR01 CA71980
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board000512-0123-1999
Subject Keywords:Thermoacoustic imaging, Tomography
Series Name:Proceedings of SPIE
Issue or Number:4618
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Official Citation:Minghua Xu, Xueding Wang, Lihong V. Wang, "High-resolution thermoacoustic tomography of biological tissue," Proc. SPIE 4618, Biomedical Optoacoustics III, (10 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.469852
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