1. Articles from Xiao Han

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    1. A preliminary study of shaker-based optical coherence elastography for assessment of gingival elasticity

      A preliminary study of shaker-based optical coherence elastography for assessment of gingival elasticity

      Studies on the changes in biomechanical properties of the gingiva are significant, since they are closely related to the pathological process of gingivitis and periodontitis. Although some research has been conducted, the currently used techniques are not feasible for in vivo and clinical measurements due to their disadvantages, such as the invasive nature and the requirement of thin sectioning. In this study, we developed a shaker-based optical coherence elastography system which provides noninvasive measurement, high axial resolution, high displacement sensitivity, and real-time imaging, and explored its potential for the detection of gingival elasticity. The system was tested by an agar ...

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    2. Analysis of Iris volume using swept-source optical coherence tomography in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

      Analysis of Iris volume using swept-source optical coherence tomography in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

      Purpose: To evaluate iris volume before and after pupil dilation using swept-source anterior segment optical coherence tomography (SS-ASOCT) and investigate the associated factors of iris volume and iris volume change after pupil dilation in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted in Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center among T2DM registered patients in the community of Guangzhou, China. Anterior chamber volume (ACV), iris volume, anterior chamber depth (ACD), angle opening distance at 500 μm (AOD 500) and pupil diameter were estimated using SS-ASOCT (CASIA; Tomey, Nagoya, Japan). Venous blood was taken for the measurement of glycosylated haemoglobin ...

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    3. Use of spectral domain optical coherence tomography to detect internal defects of resin composites in carious teeth after restorations

      Use of spectral domain optical coherence tomography to detect internal defects of resin composites in carious teeth after restorations

      Postoperative testing plays an important role in evaluating clinical effect of treatment of caries by filling the decayed teeth with resin composites, which mainly depends on the detection of defects at the interface between resin composites and cavity to date, without considering the internal defects of resin composites. Here, we report, for the first time, the measurement of the morphologies within resin composites by using spectral domain optical coherence tomography. Experiments were performed on the ex vivo human carious teeth after restorations, and the results showed that the tiny cracks and air bubbles within resin composites can be clearly distinguished ...

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    4. Quantification of iris elasticity using acoustic radiation force optical coherence elastography

      Quantification of iris elasticity using acoustic radiation force optical coherence elastography

      Careful quantification of the changes in biomechanical properties of the iris can offer insight into the pathophysiology of some ocular diseases. However, to date there has not been much information available regarding this subject because clinical detection for iris elasticity remains challenging. To overcome this limitation, we explore, for the first time to our knowledge, the potential of measuring iris elasticity using acoustic radiation force optical coherence elastography (ARF-OCE). The resulting images and shear wave propagation, as well as the corresponding shear modulus and Young’s modulus from ex vivo and in vivo rabbit models confirmed the feasibility of this ...

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    5. Choroidal thickness changes in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis

      Choroidal thickness changes in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis

      Purpose Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a common chronic disorder associated with hypoxia and endothelial and vascular dysfunction. Many studies have analyzed choroidal thickness measurements in patients with different severities of OSAS versus normal subjects by optical coherence tomography (OCT), but the results have been inconsistent. Therefore, a meta-analysis was performed to evaluate the choroidal thickness changes in OSAS measured by OCT. Methods Pertinent studies were retrieved by a comprehensive search of PubMed, Embase, Web of Science, and the Cochrane Library from inception to August 2015. For continuous outcomes, the weighted mean difference (WMD) and 95 % confidence interval (CI ...

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