1. Optical coherence tomography monitoring of angioplasty balloon inflation in a deployment tester

    Optical coherence tomography monitoring of angioplasty balloon inflation in a deployment tester
    Hamed Azarnoush, Sebastien Vergnole, Rafik Bourezak, Benoit Boulet, and Guy Lamouche We present an innovative integration of an intravascular optical coherence tomography probe into a computerized balloon deployment system to monitor the balloon inflation process. The high-resolution intraluminal imaging of the balloon provides a detailed assessment of the balloon quality and, conse ... [Rev. Sci. Instrum. 81, 083101 (2010)] published Mon Aug 2, 2010.
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