Non-invasive diagnosing malignant melanoma by multi-spectral optical Nevoscope

Song Wang, Atam Dhawan

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3 Scopus citations

Abstract

Malignant melanoma is one of the most fatal forms of skin cancer. There are two significant signs indicating malignancy of a melanoma, that is, abnormal melanin distribution in dormis layer and a peripheral blood net. We developed a multi-spectral optical Nevoscope aimed to diagnosing malignant melanoma non-invasively. An algorithm is proposed to reconstruct the melanoma in terms of Nevoscope geometry. The algorithm has been verified on an optical tumor model at 580 nm and 800nm. The reconstructed melanoma is consistent with the tumor model which suggests a great potential of using Nevoscope to investigate malignant melanoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS'06
Pages3636-3639
Number of pages4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006
Event28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS'06 - New York, NY, United States
Duration: Aug 30 2006Sep 3 2006

Other

Other28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS'06
CountryUnited States
CityNew York, NY
Period8/30/069/3/06

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Signal Processing
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Health Informatics

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