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On the emission intensity of fluorescent microspheres in cardiac tissue images.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20217463     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Formulations for the total fluorescence intensity of fluorescent microspheres in slabs of cardiac tissue were determined experimentally and theoretically. The tissue depth, at which the slab can be considered as a semi-infinite turbid medium, and critical layer thickness, which accounts for the most emission intensity were evaluated to be 8-9 and 3-5 mm, respectively, for the cardiac tissue. When fluorescent microspheres are linearly distributed across the slab depth, the mean absorption of them is proportional to the sum of their normalized total emissions in the slab excited from both sides. The formulations may be used for the fluorescence images analysis of cardiac and other biological tissues.
Eugene Gussakovsky; Yanmin Yang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2010-03-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of fluorescence     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1573-4994     ISO Abbreviation:  J Fluoresc     Publication Date:  2010 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-03     Completed Date:  2011-01-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9201341     Medline TA:  J Fluoresc     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  857-63     Citation Subset:  IM    
Institute for Biodiagnostics, National Research Council Canada, 435 Ellice ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 1Y6, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Molecular Imaging / methods*
Myocardium / cytology*
Spectrometry, Fluorescence / methods*

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