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Spectral Line Reflectance and Fluorescence Imaging Device for Skin Diagnostics

Biophotonics Laboratory, Institute of Atomic Physics and Spectroscopy, University of Latvia, LV-1586 Riga, Latvia
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Appl. Sci. 2020, 10(21), 7472; https://doi.org/10.3390/app10217472
Received: 30 September 2020 / Revised: 20 October 2020 / Accepted: 22 October 2020 / Published: 24 October 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Medical Imaging and Analysis)
The multi-spectral-line imaging concept, which was recently implemented for the snapshot mapping of three main skin chromophores—melanin, oxy-hemoglobin, and deoxy-hemoglobin, is further explored for the snapshot capturing of four spectral line images at wavelengths of 450, 523, 638, and 850 nm, with the consecutive acquiring of a 405 nm excited fluorescence image. A corresponding laser-based prototype device was designed and assembled. Processing of the mentioned five images enables obtaining distribution maps of four skin chromophores within the malformation and comparing their mean fluorescence intensity with that of the surrounding healthy skin. This set of information is helpful for dermatologists, cosmetologists, oncologists, and other healthcare professionals to quantify the diagnosis of skin malformations (including cancers) and to follow up the recovery process after therapy. This paper describes the design of the developed proof-of-concept prototype device and initial test results. View Full-Text
Keywords: multi-spectral-line imaging; fluorescence imaging; non-contact skin diagnostics multi-spectral-line imaging; fluorescence imaging; non-contact skin diagnostics
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Spigulis, J.; Rupenheits, Z.; Rubins, U.; Mileiko, M.; Oshina, I. Spectral Line Reflectance and Fluorescence Imaging Device for Skin Diagnostics. Appl. Sci. 2020, 10, 7472. https://doi.org/10.3390/app10217472

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Spigulis J, Rupenheits Z, Rubins U, Mileiko M, Oshina I. Spectral Line Reflectance and Fluorescence Imaging Device for Skin Diagnostics. Applied Sciences. 2020; 10(21):7472. https://doi.org/10.3390/app10217472

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Spigulis, Janis, Zigmars Rupenheits, Uldis Rubins, Madars Mileiko, and Ilze Oshina. 2020. "Spectral Line Reflectance and Fluorescence Imaging Device for Skin Diagnostics" Applied Sciences 10, no. 21: 7472. https://doi.org/10.3390/app10217472

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