1. Imaging of periocular basal cell carcinoma using en face optical coherence tomography: a pilot study

    Imaging of periocular basal cell carcinoma using en face optical coherence tomography: a pilot study
    Aim To use en face optical coherence tomographic (OCT) imaging to identify features of tumour tissue and their correlation with histopathologic findings and to assess the effect of different wavelengths and resolutions of OCT in identifying tumour boundaries and features. Methods Excision specimens of consecutive biopsy-proven periocular basal cell carcinomas (BCCs) (n=8) were assessed by OCT, performing in vitro cross-section and en face scans of the tissues. Images were collected from three different machines: systems 1 and 2 had a wavelength of 1300 nm, and system 3 had a wavelength of 840 nm. System 2 used high numerical aperture ...
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