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    1. The qualitative assessment of biodegradable coronary stents with the use of intravascular ultrasound, optical coherence tomography and histology (Thesis)

      The qualitative assessment of biodegradable coronary stents with the use of intravascular ultrasound, optical coherence tomography and histology (Thesis)

      Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is the most common treatment for coronary artery disease (CAD). The first form of PCI introduced was balloon angioplasty. After that, the advent of coronary stents (tubular wire mesh for intravascular mechanical support) led to a new era in interventional cardiology. Through the implantation of bare metal stents (BMS), all three limitations of balloon angioplasty – coronary artery dissection, elastic recoil and negative remodelling – are prevented. Unfortunately, bare metal stents have their own drawbacks: most significantly, in-stent stenosis as a result of deep focal vascular injury caused by stent struts, followed by excessive tissue proliferation. This drawback ...

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    2. New rapidly wavelength-swept light sources for optical coherence tomography and picosecond pulse generation. (Thesis)

      New rapidly wavelength-swept light sources for optical coherence tomography and picosecond pulse generation. (Thesis)

      This thesis deals with research on novel, semiconductor-based, ultrafast and widely tunable wavelength-swept light sources with respect to different applications. The main focus was on the young technology of Fourier domain mode locked (FDML) lasers, where the insertion of a kilometer-long fiber delay line enables to tune a narrowband spectral filter synchronously to the roundtrip time of light in the resonator. In this way, very high sweep speeds become feasible. A very successful application in the field of biomedical imaging is optical coherence tomography (OCT), where FDML lasers allow for very large image acquisition rates. One important part of the ...

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