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Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy
Volume 1 (1994), Issue 2, Pages 79-81
Preliminary Report

Application of Simple Imaging Technique for Fluorescence Bronchoscope

Department of Surgery, Tokyo Medical College Hospital, 6-7-1 Shinjuku-ku, Nishishinjuku, Tokyo 160, Japan

Received 6 July 1994; Accepted 7 July 1994

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It was reported that the significant spectral difference of autofluroescence induced by laser light between cancer and normal tissue. A fluorescence bronchoscope system with simple light source and light filter was newly developed. In this paper, the detection of autofluorescence from bronchogenic dysplasia with this system was reported.