Imperial College London

Professor Dan Elson

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Professor of Surgical Imaging



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415 Bessemer BuildingBessemer BuildingSouth Kensington Campus






BibTex format

author = {Saso, S and Tziraki, M and Clancy, NT and Song, L and Bracewell-Milnes, T and Jones, BP and Al-Memar, M and Yazbek, J and Thum, M-Y and Sayasneh, A and Bourne, T and Smith, JR and Elson, DS and Ghaem-Maghami, S},
doi = {10.4155/fsoa-2018-0017},
journal = {Future Science OA},
pages = {FSO324--FSO324},
title = {Use of Laser Speckle Contrast Analysis during pelvic surgery in a uterine transplantation model},
url = {},
volume = {4},
year = {2018}

RIS format (EndNote, RefMan)

AB - Aim: Uterine transplantation (UTx) is proposed for treatment of uterine factor infertility. Our aim was to assess whether Endoscopic Laser Speckle Contrast Analysis (eLASCA) could evaluate pelvic blood flow at anastomotic sites required for sheep and rabbit UTx. Results/methodology: eLASCA detected blood flow in rabbit UTx #7 and #9. In sheep UTx #2, #3 and #5, the results allowed us to conclude that blood flow was present in the uterine graft following transplantation; and post-UTx, the animal had heart and respiratory rates, and oxygen saturation compatible with a normal hemodynamic status. Conclusion: These preliminary results establish the potential of Laser Speckle Contrast Analysis as noncontact and real-time tool for observation of spatially-resolved blood flow from which other parameters can be derived.
AU - Saso,S
AU - Tziraki,M
AU - Clancy,NT
AU - Song,L
AU - Bracewell-Milnes,T
AU - Jones,BP
AU - Al-Memar,M
AU - Yazbek,J
AU - Thum,M-Y
AU - Sayasneh,A
AU - Bourne,T
AU - Smith,JR
AU - Elson,DS
AU - Ghaem-Maghami,S
DO - 10.4155/fsoa-2018-0017
EP - 324
PY - 2018///
SN - 2056-5623
SP - 324
TI - Use of Laser Speckle Contrast Analysis during pelvic surgery in a uterine transplantation model
T2 - Future Science OA
UR -
UR -
UR -
VL - 4
ER -