1. Cardiac imaging with 3-D cellular resolution using few-mode interferometry to diagnose coronary artery disease

    Cardiac imaging with 3-D cellular resolution using few-mode interferometry to diagnose coronary artery disease

    A new imaging technique developed by Biwei Yin and interdisciplinary researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in the U.S., provides resolution at the subcellular-level to image the heart's vascular system. As a result, heart researchers can study and diagnose human coronary artery disease with greater precision. Conventionally, cardiologists employ intravascular optical coherence tomography (OCT) to assess the buildup of coronary plaque, which can narrow arteries to cause coronary artery disease.

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