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Introductory lecture: from biomolecules to biodiagnostics: spectroscopy does it all.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14992396     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Optical spectroscopy and imaging have been used in medicine since medicine was first practised. However, the more sophisticated instrumental methods now under development have made little impact on clinical medicine. In this paper a brief overview of the development of optical diagnostics is presented, highlighted by some successful pre-clinical applications. The reasons for the slow penetration of optical diagnostics into clinical practice are discussed.
Authors:
Michael Jackson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Historical Article; Lectures    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Faraday discussions     Volume:  126     ISSN:  1359-6640     ISO Abbreviation:  Faraday Discuss.     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-03-02     Completed Date:  2004-05-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9212301     Medline TA:  Faraday Discuss     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-18; discussion 77-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Institute for Biodiagnostics, National Research Council Canada, 435 Ellice Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3B 1 Y6.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Diagnosis
Diagnostic Imaging / history,  trends*
History, 16th Century
History, 17th Century
History, 18th Century
History, 19th Century
History, 20th Century
Skin / pathology
Skin Neoplasms / pathology
Spectrum Analysis / history,  trends*

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