International Journal of Thyroidology

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Fig. 1. Diagrammatic feature of parathyroid imaging. (A) NIR device composed of light source, DSRL camera and LED display is useful to localize the parathyroid gland in real time under the background of surrounding structure. (B) When a specific wave length of light is illuminated, the parathyroid gland emits specific length of light, or autofluorescence, which is detected by a camera equipped with polarizing lens.
Int J Thyroidol 2021;14:55-9 https://doi.org/10.11106/ijt.2021.14.1.55
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