Understanding light propagation in bone for photodynamic therapy of osteosarcoma

Vincent M. Rossi, Scott B. Gustafson, Steven L. Jacques

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Abstract

Reflectance spectroscopy is used to characterize light propagation in bone. Results are applied to a cylindrically symmetric Monte Carlo model, guiding light delivery within bone to treat osteosarcoma with photodynamic therapy in small animal clinics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2008
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528612
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2008 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: Oct 19 2008Oct 23 2008

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2008
CountryUnited States
CityRochester, NY
Period10/19/0810/23/08

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Rossi, V. M., Gustafson, S. B., & Jacques, S. L. (2008). Understanding light propagation in bone for photodynamic therapy of osteosarcoma. In Frontiers in Optics, FiO 2008 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.