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Effect of intrapulmonary tetrahydrocannabinol administration in humans
This randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over study was designed to identify which pharmacodynamic parameters most accurately quantify the effects of delta-9-TetrahydrocannabinolExpand
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A Robust Monte Carlo Model for the Extraction of Biological Absorption and Scattering In Vivo
We have a toolbox to quantify tissue optical properties that is composed of specialized fiberoptic probes for UV-visible diffuse reflectance spectroscopy and a fast, scalable inverse Monte Carlo (MC) model. Expand
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Cost-effective diffuse reflectance spectroscopy device for quantifying tissue absorption and scattering in vivo.
A hybrid optical device that uses a multimode fiber coupled to a tunable light source for illumination and a 2.4-mm photodiode for detection in contact with the tissue surface is developed as a firstExpand
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Depth-sensitive reflectance measurements using obliquely oriented fiber probes.
Computer simulation is used to facilitate the design of fiber-probe geometries that enable enhanced detection of optical signals arising from specific tissue depths. Obtaining understanding of theExpand
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Introduction to neutron stimulated emission computed tomography.
Neutron stimulated emission computed tomography (NSECT) is presented as a new technique for in vivo tomographic spectroscopic imaging. A full implementation of NSECT is intended to provide anExpand
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Breast cancer detection using neutron stimulated emission computed tomography: prominent elements and dose requirements.
Neutron stimulated emission computed tomography (NSECT) is being developed to noninvasively determine concentrations of trace elements in biological tissue. Studies have shown prominent differencesExpand
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Neutron stimulated emission computed tomography: a Monte Carlo simulation approach.
A Monte Carlo simulation has been developed for neutron stimulated emission computed tomography (NSECT) using the GEANT4 toolkit. NSECT is a new approach to biomedical imaging that allows spectralExpand
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Noninvasive monitoring of tissue hemoglobin using UV-VIS diffuse reflectance spectroscopy: a pilot study.
We conducted a pilot study on 10 patients undergoing general surgery to test the feasibility of diffuse reflectance spectroscopy in the visible wavelength range as a noninvasive monitoring tool forExpand
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Neutron stimulated emission computed tomography: Background corrections
Neutron stimulated emission computed tomography (NSECT) is an imaging technique that provides an in-vivo tomographic spectroscopic image of the distribution of elements in a body. To achieve this, aExpand
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Diffuse reflectance spectroscopy with a self-calibrating fiber optic probe.
Calibration of the diffuse reflectance spectrum for instrument response and time-dependent fluctuation as well as interdevice variations is complicated, time consuming, and potentially inaccurate. WeExpand
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