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Agafonov D. N., Timoshina P. A., Vilensky M. A., Fedosov I. V., Tuchin V. V. The Study of Nail Bed Microcirculation by Laser SpeckleImaging Technique. Izvestiya of Sarat. Univ. Physics. , 2011, vol. 11, iss. 2, pp. 14-19. DOI: 10.18500/1817-3020-2011-11-2-14-19

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The Study of Nail Bed Microcirculation by Laser SpeckleImaging Technique

Agafonov Dmitry Nikolaevich, Saratov State University
Timoshina Polina Aleksandrovna, Saratov State University
Vilensky Maxim Alekseevich, Saratov State University
Fedosov Ivan Vladenovich, Saratov State University
Tuchin Valeriy Viktorovich, Saratov State University

The applicability of laser speckle contrast analysis technique for study of nail bed microcirculation parameters was investigated. Parameters and their dynamics were considered using calibration data obtained with biotissue phantom. Optimal conditions of formation and registration of speckle images were discussed and program for adaptive operation and processing was presented. The data of microscopic observations of nail bed capillary network was used to verify the results of speckle visualization.

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