1. Esophageal Imaging with Next-gen OCT

    Esophageal Imaging with Next-gen OCT

    Having already revolutionized ophthalmology, optical coherence tomography (OCT) is about to be introduced to the field of gastroenterology. The approach provides noninvasive and comprehensive depth imaging to improve the detection of esophageal cancer, and hopes to enable screening in addition to assessment. The ability of optical coherence tomography (OCT) to perform non-contact, high-resolution, cross-sectional imaging in real time enabled the technique to revolutionize the field of ophthalmology. 1,2 Although relatively new, OCT has become the gold standard for the diagnosis and treatment of debilitating eye diseases. It is now also being used to image coronary arteries, lungs, skin, bladder ...

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