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Photoacoustic detection of circulating tumor cells
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
based on the change in refractive index was developed to detect individual melanoma cells. The sensitivity of the optical based detector was high and has the resolution to determine the presence of extremely low number of metastatic and cultured cells (2...
Photoacoustic discrimination of viable and thermally coagulated blood for burn injury imaging
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
Early and accurate determination of burn depth is crucial to monitoring and treatment of the burn wound. One such treatment, surgical excision and grafting, involves removal of necrotic tissue from the wound and replacing ...