Photoacoustic imaging -

Vevo-LAZR-X

Infrastructure

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Medical Image Processing

Type of infrastructure

  • Equipment

Description

Photoacoustic maging (PAI), which converts the absorption of nanosecond laser light pulses in tissue into an ultrasonic signal via thermoelastic expansion, is currently one of the most rapidly emerging non-invasive bioimaging techniques. PAI can provide high-resolution 3D images of the structure and function of tissues at an approximate depth of 1.5 cm with a resolution of 40 um. Results from experimental studies are promising and show detailed images of small blood vessels and tumors with high resolution. However, only a few studies have been carried out on the morphology of human tissues. We are currently introducing the technique into clinical research.

Management of the infrastructure

Malin Malmsjö

Available for loan

Available for loan - internal and external

Terms of access:

Contact Malin Malmsjö or Rafi Sheikh at the Department of Ophthalmology, Lund.