Multimodal Biomedical Imaging Systems

Part of the Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMEDICAL)


Optical imaging technologies can provide real-time images of tissues in vivo and have the potential to reveal biochemical and/or molecular information; therefore, they can significantly improve identification of malignancy at early stages. The ability to obtain tissue architectural morphology and molecular information in vivo, without the need for tissue excision, offers advancement in disease diagnostics and therapy. Multimodal imaging systems combining multiple imaging modalities for complementary tissue information offer a number of advantages compared with a single imaging modality and improve the diagnosis and treatment of diseases using distinct imaging techniques.


Optical Coherence Tomography Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging Dichroic Mirror Optical Coherence Tomography System Multimodal System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Optical SciencesUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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