Stomach wall structure and vessels imaging by acoustic resolution photoacoustic microscopy
Cheng Wang, Yu-Fei Lu, Hua-Zhong Xiang, Gang Zheng, Institute of Biomedical Optics and Optometry, School of Medical Instrument and Food Engineering, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, Shanghai 200093, China
Chun-Miao Cai, Department of Pathology, Shanghai Tenth People’s Hospital Affiliated to Tongji University, Shanghai 200093, China
Author contributions: Wang C designed and performed the research; Wang C and Lu YF wrote the paper; Cai CM harvested experimental samples and provided the pathology images; Wang C, Lu YF, Xiang HZ, and Gang Z performed the photoacoustic imaging experiment and processed the experiment data.
Supported by the National Nature Science Foundation of China, No. 61378060.
Institutional review board statement: This study was approved by the Laboratory Animal Ethics Committee of Shanghai Tenth People’s Hospital. The design is reasonable and in line with the animal requirement. The ethics committee agreed to carry out a formal experiment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: To the best of our knowledge, no conflict of interest exists.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Cheng Wang, PhD, Associate Professor, Institute of Biomedical Optics and Optometry, School of Medical Instrument and Food Engineering, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, No. 516 Jungong Road, Shanghai 200093, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: April 12, 2018
Peer-review started: April 13, 2018
First decision: May 17, 2018
Revised: May 26, 2018
Accepted: June 27, 2018
Article in press: June 27, 2018
Published online: August 21, 2018