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Photoacoustic detection of metastatic melanoma in the human circulatory system
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
Detection of disseminating tumor cells can function as an early warning system, alerting the metastatic spread or recurrence of the disease. Early detection of such cells can result in preventative treatment of the disease ...
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 ...
Visible reflectance spectroscopy to observe the effect of copper embedded socks on erythema in feet
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
Objective assessment of skin characteristics is necessary to aid in the clinical detection of erythema and debilitating skin conditions. The ability to treat different skin pathologies based on individual patient skin ...