Oxy-Hemo Mode
Assess Hypoxia Within the Tumor Microenvironment and More

For Real-time Monitoring of Functional Processes

Take advantage of having oximetry data fused with high resolution anatomical images.

Photoacoustic EKV Mode: Left Ventricle Heart

Seeing Hypoxia: High-resolution, in vivo oximetry
 

While methods exist for measuring blood oxygenation, they can be invasive, low temopral and/or spatial resolution, superficial or expensive.  Because oxy- and deoxyhemoglobin absorb light differently at different wavelengths, photoacoustic imaging can be used to generate a high resolution parametric map of the oxygen saturation of blood completely non-invasively.  This allows for the real-time monitoring of functional processes with the added advantage of haivng this oximetry data fused with high resolution anatomical images.

Oxy-Hemo mode can be used for:

 

PA EKV stands for Photoacoustic ECG-gated Kilohertz Visualization. This unique software allows for photoacoustic imaging with increased temporal resolution and is ideal for cardiovascular applications. Learn more.

Tumor oxygen saturation

Tumor

Subcutaneous tumor showing spatial distribution of oxy and deoxyhemoglobin for hypoxia assessment

Embryo-oxyhemo-3D

Embryo

E14 embryo (right) and associated placenta (left) showing oxygenation distribution

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