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Tomography, Optical

"Tomography, Optical" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Projection of near-IR light (INFRARED RAYS), in the 700-1000 nm region, across an object in parallel beams to an array of sensitive photodetectors. This is repeated at various angles and a mathematical reconstruction provides three dimensional MEDICAL IMAGING of tissues. Based on the relative transparency of tissues to this spectra, it has been used to monitor local oxygenation, brain and joints.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Tomography, Optical" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Tomography, Optical" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 87 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 2005
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