Biomedical Engineering

, Volume 52, Issue 6, pp 402–406 | Cite as

The Potential of the Spectrophotometric Method for Detection and Identification of Neurovascular Structures

  • L. P. SafonovaEmail author
  • A. N. Shkarubo
  • V. G. Orlova
  • A. D. Lesnichaia
  • I. V. Chernov

Preliminary research into the application of spectrophotometry for localizing and identifying neurovascular structures, such as large arteries, veins, and nerve stems, in the process of neurosurgical navigation was carried out. The results of preliminary in vivo and in situ experiments confirm the possibility of developing appropriate quantitative criteria on the basis of measured spectrophotometric parameters and calculated optical and physio-logical parameters of the investigated biological tissue volume. Further verification of the obtained data is required. The results obtained in this work can be used in designing a system for the automated intraoperative detection and identification of neurovascular structures.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. P. Safonova
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. N. Shkarubo
    • 2
  • V. G. Orlova
    • 1
  • A. D. Lesnichaia
    • 1
  • I. V. Chernov
    • 2
  1. 1.Bauman Moscow State Technical UniversityMoscowRussia
  2. 2.N. N. Burdenko National Scientific and Practical Center for Neuro-surgeryMinistry of Health of the Russian FederationMoscowRussia

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