Publications

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Published Journal Papers:Ferris Paper Womens response

Multimodal Hyperspectroscopy as a Triage Test for Cervical Neoplasia:  Pivotal Clinical Trial ResultsGynecologic Oncology, Leo Twiggs, MD, et al,  1 July 2013  – LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan

Is Colposcopy and/or Biopsy Always Necessary?Hospital Healthcare Europe 2013 – LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan

Comparison of Human Papilloma Virus Testing and Spectroscopy Combined With Cervical Cytology for the Detection of High-grade Cervical NeoplasiaJournal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, April 2007 – LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan

Spectroscopic Imaging as a Triage Test for Cervical Disease:  A Prospective Multicenter Clinical TrialJournal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, January 2006 – LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan

Women’s Responses to Cervical Interrogation by Fluorescent and Reflective SpectroscopyJournal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, April 2003 – LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan

Multimodal Hyperspectral Imaging for the Noninvasive Diagnosis of Cervical NeoplasiaJournal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, October 2001 – LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan

Oral Presentations:

New! XXIX FIGO World Congress 2015 Abnormal Spectroscopy Scans May Presage Persistent or Progressive Cervical Dysplasia – Leo B. Twiggs, M.D. – LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan

Turkish Society of Gynecology Oncology Congress (TSGO) 2014 – Biophotonic Detection of Cervical Dysplasia: The Transition from Clinical Trials to Real World Use – Leo B. Twiggs, M.D. – LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan

European Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (EBCOG) 2010 – Multimodal Spectroscopy as a Triage Test for Women at Risk for cervical neoplasia:  Results of a 1,607 subject pivotal trial–  Nahida Chakhtoura, M.D.LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan

American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) 2010 – Multimodal Spectroscopy as a Triage Test for Women at Risk for cervical neoplasia:  Results of a 1,607 subject pivotal trial – Leo B. Twiggs, M.D.LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan

American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) 2010 – Multimodal Spectroscopy as a Triage Test for Women at Risk for cervical neoplasia:  Results of follow up data– Nahida Chakhtoura, M.D.LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan

INCOLO 2007 – Quantitative Optical Spectroscopy of the Uterine Cervix:  A cost effective way to detect and manage cervical disease – Nahida Chakhtoura, M.D.LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan

American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) 2006 – Comparison of HPV Testing and spectroscopy combined with cytology for the detection of high-grade cervical Neoplasia – Claudia Werner, M.D. LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan

European Research Organisation on Genital Infection and Neoplasia (EUROGIN) 2003 – Multimodal spectroscopic imaging of the cervix for triaging patients to colposcopy Leo B. Twiggs, M.D.LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan

Poster Presentations:

Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria 2014 – Results of LuViva Test with Comparisons to Other Tests – Cytology, HPV, VIA and Histopathology – Principal Investigator for cervical cancer in Nigeria: Professor Isaac Adewole, Co-Principal Investigator: Dr. O. Awolude

Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria 2014 – Cervical Screening with LuViva Machice for Early Detection of Cervical Dysplasia: Experience from Ekiti State, Nigeria – Professor Olusola B. Fasubaa, State Ministry of Health, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State. Sunday O. Omoya, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, State Specialist Hospital, Ikere Ekiti, Ekiti State. Abimbola M. Obimakinde, Department of Family Medicine, Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EHSUTH), Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State. Olufolakemi G. Olomojobi, State Ministry of Health, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State. Omolola O. Alao, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, EKSUTH, Ado -Ekiti, Ekiti State. Olasunkanmi O. Alabi, State Ministry of Health, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State. Olajumoke O. Atanda-Owoeye, State Ministry of Health, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State.

International Federation of Cervical Pathology and Colposcopy (IFCPC) 2014 – LuViva Cervical Scan as a triage test to reduce unnecessary colposcopy and biopsy – James Bentley, MBChB FRCSCLuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan

American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) 2012 – Preliminary Assessment of cervical spectroscopy for primary screening of moderate and high grade cervical dysplasia – Lisa C. Flowers, M.D.LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) 2012 – Optimal Combination of cervical spectroscopy with cytology and HPV:  Implications for Clinic efficiency – Marc L. Winter, M.D. LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan

International Society for Optics and Photonics, Photonics West 2011 – Identifying Constituent Spectra Sources in Multispectral Images to Quantify and Locate Cervical NeoplasiaLuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan

American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) 2010 – Multimodal spectroscopy as a triage test for women at risk for cervical neoplasia:  experience with a low cost commercial prototype – Marc L. Winter, M.D.LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan

American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) 2010 – Multimodal spectroscopy as a triage test for women at risk for cervical neoplasia:  Histopathology review procedures and results – Ed J. Wilkinson, M.D.LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan

American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) 2010 – Multimodal spectroscopy as a triage test for women at risk for cervical neoplasia:  Results for Adolescent Patients – Lisa C. Flowers, M.D.LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan

American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) 2008 – Quantitative Optical spectroscopy offers a cost effective method for diagnosing cervical cancer

American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) 2006 – Spectroscopic Imaging as a triage test for cervical disease:  A prospective multicenter clinical trial – Timothy DeSantis, M.D. LuViva® Advanced Cervical Scan