06309352 is referenced by 56 patents and cites 40 patents.

The present invention is directed to a method/system of for monitoring tissue properties in real time during treatment using optoacoustic imaging system. Optoacoustic monitoring provides a control of the extent of abnormal tissue damage and assures minimal damage to surrounding normal tissues. Such technique can be applied for monitoring and controlling during surgical, therapeutic, and cosmetic procedures performed in various tissues and organs.

Title
Real time optoacoustic monitoring of changes in tissue properties
Application Number
9/179791
Publication Number
6309352 (B1)
Application Date
October 27, 1998
Publication Date
October 30, 2001
Inventor
Alexander A Karabutov
Galveston
TX, US
Massoud Motamedi
League City
TX, US
Rinat O Esenaliev
Galveston
TX, US
Alexander A Oraevsky
Houston
TX, US
Agent
Baman & Rogalskyj
US
Assignee
Board of Regents The University of Texas System
TX, US
IPC
A61B 6/00
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