Validation of a Monte Carlo platform for the optical modelling of pulse oximetry
journal contributionposted on 2016-08-05, 13:38 authored by Vicente Azorin-Peris, Sijung HuSijung Hu
A custom Monte Carlo (MC) platform has been established to generate opto-physiological models of mechanisms in pulse oximetry. The current research is an exploration of the process of empirically validating such a platform. With the growing availability and accuracy of tissue optical properties in literatures, MC simulation of light-tissue interaction is providing increasingly valuable information for optical bio-monitoring research. However, the extent of the validity of results from such simulations depends heavily on its agreement with empirical data. The use of images captured from a CMOS camera for the construction of intensity distributions of light transmitted through the human finger has been investigated to compare with corresponding distributions produced in the MC simulations.
We would like to thank Loughborough University and the Optical Platform (EPSRC 2004-07) for their financial support.
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Published inThird International Conference on Optical and Laser Diagnostics - Journal of Physics
VolumeConference Series 85
Pages. 1 - 6
CitationAZORIN-PERIS, V. and HU, S., 2007. Validation of a Monte Carlo platform for the optical modelling of pulse oximetry. Journal of Physics, Conference Series, 85, DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/85/1/012027.
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