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Non-Invasive, Real-Time Technology for Diagnosis of Cervical Tissue

15:40 EDT 23rd April 2014 | BioPortfolio

Summary

In general, to determine the sensitivity of light transport to tissue from morphological features of clinical significance.

Determine how specific structural features contribute to light scattering. Investigate light scattering differences in tumorigenic and nontumorigenic cells.

Develop and implement quantitative and sensitive methods for measuring morphological properties.

Clinical measurements.

Description

Patients undergoing a colposcopy will also have spectroscopy measurements taken and an extra biopsy of suspicious tissue.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Conditions

Cervix

Intervention

Colposcopy, Spectroscopy, and Biopsy

Location

University of New Mexico
Albuquerque
New Mexico
United States
87131

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

University of New Mexico

Results (where available)

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

The examination, therapy or surgery of the cervix and vagina by means of a specially designed endoscope introduced vaginally.

The upper part of the tooth, which joins the lower part of the tooth (TOOTH ROOT) at the cervix (TOOTH CERVIX) at a line called the cementoenamel junction. The entire surface of the crown is covered with enamel which is thicker at the extremity and becomes progressively thinner toward the cervix. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p216)

A subtype of MICROSCOPIC COLITIS, characterized by chronic watery DIARRHEA of unknown origin, a normal COLONOSCOPY but abnormal histopathology on BIOPSY. Microscopic examination of biopsy samples taken from the COLON show larger-than-normal band of subepithelial COLLAGEN.

A subtype of MICROSCOPIC COLITIS, characterized by chronic watery DIARRHEA of unknown origin, a normal COLONOSCOPY but abnormal histopathology on BIOPSY. Microscopic examination of biopsy samples taken from the COLON show infiltration of LYMPHOCYTES in the superficial EPITHELIUM and the underlying connective tissue (lamina propria).

A change in the CERVIX UTERI with respect to its readiness to relax. The cervix normally becomes softer, more flexible, more distensible, and shorter in the final weeks of PREGNANCY. These cervical changes can also be chemically induced (LABOR, INDUCED).

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