Zhiwei Huang and colleagues at the National University of Singapore and National University Hospital have developed a technique that could be used to distinguish between benign and malignant ulcers in the stomach.
The method employs an endoscopy probe that analyses tissue using Raman spectroscopy.
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Raman endoscopy for in vivo differentiation between benign and malignant ulcers in the stomach
Mads Sylvest Bergholt, Wei Zheng, Kan Lin, Khek Yu Ho, Ming Teh, Khay Guan Yeoh, Jimmy Bok Yan So and Zhiwei Huang
Analyst, 2010, 135, 3162