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International Journal of Optics
Volume 2012, Article ID 258626, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/258626
Research Article

Development of Automatic 3D Blood Vessel Search and Automatic Blood Sampling System by Using Hybrid Stereo-Autofocus Method

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Doshisha University, 1-3 Miyakodani, Tatara, Kyotanabe, Kyoto 610-0394, Japan

Received 11 July 2011; Accepted 21 September 2011

Academic Editor: Nanguang Chen

Copyright © 2012 Eiji Nakamachi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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