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Optical Coherence Tomography
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Optical coherence tomography (OCT) has emerged as one of the most important and successful applications of interferometry in the biomedical sciences. This is due, in part, to its simplicity, but also because its advantages are well matched to applications on 

Optical Coherence Tomography
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ABSTRACT This report attends the use of Optical Coherence tomography (OCT) to conduct measurements on the structure of Microstructured Optical Fibres (MOF) while such fibers are being drawn. Though the scope of this project is only to do preliminary investigations, the 

Application of Optical Coherence Tomography and Macular Holes in Ophthalmology
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Optical coherence tomography (OCT) has revolutionized how we understand macular holes. The purpose of this chapter is to describe the integration of OCT in the diagnosis, classification, and management of macular holes.

Fiber Layer Measurements with Manual and Automated Centration in Healthy Subjects Using Spectralis Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography
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Objective. The aim of this study was to test the reproducibility of the Heidelberg Spectralis SD-OCT and to determine if provided software retest function for follow-up exam is superior to manual centration. Design. Prospective, cross-sectional study. Participants. 20 healthy 

Optical coherence tomography of longitudinal stent compression.
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Optical coherence tomography of longitudinal stent compression  Online data supplement Moving image 1. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) Recording of proximal left anterior descending artery (LAD) and left main artery (LMA). 

In vivo optical coherence tomography of percutaneous implants in hairless mice
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ABSTRACT Biocompatibility studies of percutaneous implants in animal models usually involve numerous lethal biopsies for subsequent morphometric analysis of the implant-tissue interface. A common drawback of the study protocol is the restriction of the analysis to one 

OLD BALLOON ANGIOPLASTY FOR IN-STENT RESTENOSIS LESION ACCORDING TO THE TISSUE ASSESSMENT BY OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY
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Background: Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) could classify in-stent restenosis (ISR) tissue into various patterns. However, the clinical implications of the ISR tissue pattern on OCT are still unknown. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the initial result of 

Reporting of Intravascular Optical Coherence Tomography Studies: A Report From the International Working Group for Intravascular Optical Coherence Tomography 
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The author Darius Dudeck, MD, should have read Darius Dudek, MD. The author Erlin Falk, MD, should have read Erling Falk, MD. The author Hector Garcia, MD, should have read Hector M. Garcia-Garcia, MD. The author Shinjo Sonada, MD, should have read Shinjo Sonoda, 

Optical coherence tomography as a tool for non destructive quality control of multi-layered foils
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ABSTRACT Optical coherence tomography (OCT) was tested as a tool for an in-line quality control of multi-layered foils directly during the production process. To this end a portable high speed and high resolution spectral-domain OCT system was equipped with a 

Structure-function relationship in glaucoma using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography
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Objectives To determine the structure-function relationship in glaucoma using spectral- domain optical coherence tomography (SDOCT)–derived structural measurements and to evaluate this relationship using a linear model. Methods In a cross-sectional study, 

Apoptosis-and necrosis-induced changes in light attenuation measured by optical coherence tomography
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ABSTRACT Optical coherence tomography (OCT) was used to determine optical properties of pelleted human fibroblasts in which necrosis or apoptosis had been induced. We analysed the OCT data, including both the scattering properties of the medium and the axial point 

Diagnosis and grading of papilledema in patients with raised intracranial pressure usingoptical coherence tomography vs clinical expert assessment using a
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Objectives To compare and contrast 2 methods of quantitating papilledema, namely, optical coherence tomography (OCT) and Modified Frisn Scale (MFS). Methods Digital optic disc photographs and OCT fast retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness, fast RNFL map, total 

Measurement of Structure and Strain by Transversal Ultra-High Resolution Polarization-Sensitive Optical Coherence Tomography
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ABSTRACT Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a technique for contactless and non- destructive imaging of internal structures within semi-transparent materials. When OCT is performed polarization-sensitively (PS-OCT), additionally information about internal 

Optical coherence tomography
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A technique called optical coherence tomography (OCT) has been developed for noninvasive cross-sectional imaging in biological systems. OCT uses low-coherence interferomeuy to produce a two-dimensional image of optical scattering from internal 

Optical coherence tomography
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ABSTRACT This paper gives an introduction to optical coherence tomography (OCT), explains its basic principles, and discusses the information content of OCT images. Various interferometric techniques used in OCT are reviewed and a short survey of results 

Optical coherence tomography
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Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is an emerging biomedical imaging technology, which is capable of performing cross-sectional imaging of internal microstructures of biological tissues in vivo and in real time. 1, 2, 3, 4 OCT is analogous to ultrasound B-mode imaging 

Optical coherence tomography
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ABSTRACT A review is presented of different scanning, acquisition and processing techniques used to obtain depth-resolved information in optical-coherence tomography (OCT). The principles and performances of different OCT techniques are discussed and images from 

Optical coherence tomography
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BACKGROUND: Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a light-based imaging modality that can be used in biological systems to study tissues in vivo with near-histologic, ultrahigh resolution. The rationale for intravascular application of OCT is its potential for in vivo 

Optical coherence tomography of the human retina.
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OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate optical coherence tomography for high-resolution, noninvasive imaging of the human retina. Optical coherence tomography is a new imaging technique analogous to ultrasound B scan that can provide cross-sectional images of the retina with 

Optical coherence tomography
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The optical coherence tomograph is a new, noninvasive technical device that can obtain cross-sectional, high-resolution images-optical coherence tomographs (OCT)-of the retina. This instrument permits an accurate evaluation of various macular and chorioretinal 

Quantitative assessment of macular edema with optical coherence tomography.
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OBJECTIVE: To evaluate optical coherence tomography, a new technique for high- resolution cross-sectional imaging of the retina, for quantitative assessment of retinal thickness in patients with macular edema. DESIGN: Survey examination with optical 

Imaging of macular diseases with optical coherence tomography.
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BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: To assess the potential of a new diagnostic technique called optical coherence tomography for imaging macular disease. Optical coherence tomography is a novel noninvasive, noncontact imaging modality which produces high depth 

Optical coherence tomography findings after an intravitreal injection of bevacizumab (avastin) for neovascular age-related macular degeneration.
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To determine whether intravitreal bevacizumab could improve optical coherence tomography and visual acuity outcomes in a patient with neovascular age-related macular degeneration who was responding poorly to pegaptanib therapy, an intravitreal injection 

Quantification of nerve fiber layer thickness in normal and glaucomatous eyes using optical coherence tomography.
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PURPOSE: Quantitative assessment of nerve fiber layer (NFL) thickness in normal and glaucomatous eyes, and correlation with conventional measurements of the optic nerve structure and function. METHODS: We studied 59 eyes of 33 subjects by conventional 

Performance of fourier domain vs. time domain optical coherence tomography
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ABSTRACT In this article we present a detailed discussion of noise sources in Fourier Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (FDOCT) setups. The performance of FDOCT with charge coupled device (CCD) cameras is compared to current standard time domain OCT 

In vivo endoscopic optical biopsy with optical coherence tomography
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ABSTRACT Current medical imaging technologies allow visualization of tissue anatomy in the human body at resolutions ranging from 100 micrometers to 1 millimeter. These technologies are generally not sensitive enough to detect early-stage tissue abnormalities 

Micrometer-scale resolution imaging of the anterior eye in vivo with optical coherence tomography.
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OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate a new diagnostic technique, optical coherence tomography, for high-resolution cross-sectional imaging of structures in the anterior segment of the human eye in vivo. Optical coherence tomography is a new, noninvasive, noncontact optical  [HTML]

Ultrahigh-resolution, high-speed, Fourier domain optical coherence tomography and methods for dispersion compensation
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ABSTRACT Ultrahigh-resolution optical coherence tomography uses broadband light sources to achieve axial image resolutions on the few micron scale. Fourier domain detection methods enable more than an order of magnitude increase in imaging speed and sensitivity, thus 

i In vivo /i ultrahigh-resolution optical coherence tomography
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Ultrahigh-resolution optical coherence tomography (OCT) by use of state of the art broad- bandwidth femtosecond laser technology is demonstrated and applied to in vivo subcellular imaging. Imaging is performed with a Kerr-lens mode-locked Ti: sapphire laser with 

Optical coherence tomography of macular holes.
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PURPOSE: To assess the potential of a new diagnostic technique called optical coherence tomography (OCT) for diagnosing and monitoring macular holes. This technique is a novel noninvasive, noncontact imaging modality that produces high longitudinal resolution (10- 

Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging: Novel Insights into the Vascular Response After Coronary Stent Implantation
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ABSTRACT Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a high-resolution imaging technique that is increasingly used for intracoronary imaging to characterize coronary atherosclerotic plaques and vascular responses after coronary stent implantation. Introduction of optical frequency 

Differentiating optic disc edema from optic nerve head drusen on optical coherence tomography
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Objective To assess optical coherence tomography in differentiating optic disc edema (ODE) due to papilledema and other optic neuropathies from optic nerve head drusen (ONHD).

THREE-DIMENSIONAL OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY ASSESSMENT OF NEOINTIMAL COVERAGE AFTER STENT IMPLANTATION: A PROPOSAL FOR
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Background: A lack of neointimal tissue coverage (NTC) is 1 of predictors of stent thrombosis after drug eluting stent implantation. Threedimensional (3D) reconstruction of optical coherence tomography (OCT) facilitates to understand the spatial relationship between 

Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery with integrated optical coherence tomography
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About one-third of people in the developed world will undergo cataract surgery in their lifetime. Although marked improvements in surgical technique have occurred since the development of the current approach to lens replacement in the late 1960s and early 

ASSOCIATION OF CORONARY PLAQUE COMPOSITION AND ARTERIAL REMODELING: ANOPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY STUDY
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Aims: Conflicting data have been reported about the association between plaque composition and remodelling index (RI). The aim of this study is to evaluate the relationship between plaque morphology obtained by optical coherence tomography (OCT) and 

Single-Detector Polarization-Sensitive Optical Coherence Tomography for Assessment of Rotator Cuff Tendon Integrity
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ABSTRACT This preliminary study assessed trimmed supraspinatus tendons from rotator cuff repairs (RCRs) to compare the samples' surgically cut ends and torn ends with histopathology and polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography (PS-OCT) 


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