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Hyperspectral Imaging: Shedding New Light on Wound Healing 

 

 

 

Hyperspectral Imaging: Shedding New Light on Wound Healing

 
 
Clinicians who treat severe wounds may soon have powerful new diagnostic tools in the form of hyperspectral imaging (HSI) devices, calibrated to new NIST standard reference spectra, which will provide unprecedented perspective on the physiology of tissue injury and healing.
For example, a key factor in wound healing is the amount of oxygen in the tissue – a function of the gradual re-establishment of small blood vessels severed in the injury. At present, that process can’t be assessed without biopsies or transcutaneous techniques limited to a single point.
 
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Posted on 12-Sep-12 by Toto, Brent
Tags: OSU Regenerative Medicine News
 
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