near-infrared fluorescence imaging


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near-infrared fluorescence imaging

Abbreviation: NIRI
Imaging of tissues within the body after they are bound by fluorescent molecules and stimulated with light in the 700-900 nm wavelength range. NIRI is used to provide images of solid cancers, bone and joint inflammation, and blood flow to tissues.
See also: imaging
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At the November radiology meeting, Bremer and his colleagues reported that near-infrared fluorescence imaging reveals MMP-2 inside tumor-riddled mice as early as an hour after injection with the agent.