1. Anthony N. Kuo

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    2. In Vivo Quantitative Analysis of Anterior Chamber White Blood Cell Mixture Composition Using Spectroscopic Optical Coherence Tomography

      In Vivo Quantitative Analysis of Anterior Chamber White Blood Cell Mixture Composition Using Spectroscopic Optical Coherence Tomography
      Anterior uveitis is the most common form of intraocular inflammation, and one of its main signs is the presence of white blood cells (WBCs) in the anterior chamber (AC). Clinically, the true composition of cells can currently only be obtained using AC paracentesis, an invasive procedure to obtain AC fluid requiring needle insertion into the AC. We previously developed a spectroscopic optical coherence tomography (SOCT) analysis method to differentiate between ...
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    3. Systems and methods for arbitrary viewpoint robotic manipulation and robotic surgical assistance

      Systems and methods for arbitrary viewpoint robotic manipulation and robotic surgical assistance
      Systems and methods for arbitrary viewpoint robotic manipulation and robotic surgical assistance are disclosed. According to an aspect, a system includes one or more controllers configured to receive an image dataset of an actual environment within which the robotic tool is positioned. The controller(s) are also configured to generate a virtual environment of the actual environment based on the image dataset. Further, the controller(s) can control display of ...
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    4. Prevalence, risk factors and impact of posterior staphyloma diagnosed from wide‐field optical coherence tomography in Singapore adults with high myopia

      Prevalence, risk factors and impact of posterior staphyloma diagnosed from wide‐field optical coherence tomography in Singapore adults with high myopia
      Purpose To investigate the prevalence and risk factors of posterior staphyloma using wide‐field optical coherence tomography (WF‐OCT) in adults with high myopia in Singapore. Design Population‐based cross‐sectional study. Methods Adults with spherical equivalent (SE) 5D in either eye at the first visit of Singapore Epidemiology of Eye Diseases study and Singapore Prospective Study Program study were recruited. Posterior staphyloma was diagnosed using WF‐OCT (PLEX Elite9000 ...
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    5. Whole eye optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging systems and related methods

      Whole eye optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging systems and related methods
      Whole eye optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging systems and related methods are disclosed. According to an aspect, an OCT imaging system includes a source having an associated source arm path. Further, the OCT imaging system includes a reference arm coupled to the source arm. Further, the OCT imaging system includes a sample arm having an associated sample arm path and coupled to the source arm. The sample arm includes at ...
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    6. Quantitative topographic curvature maps of the posterior eye utilizing optical coherence tomography

      Quantitative topographic curvature maps of the posterior eye utilizing optical coherence tomography
      Purpose: Deformations of the retina such as staphylomas in myopia or scleral flattening in high intracranial pressure can be challenging to quantify with en face imaging. We describe an OCT based method for the generation of quantitative posterior eye topography maps in normal and pathologic eyes. Methods: Utilizing whole eye OCT we corrected for subjects optical distortions to generate spatially accurate posterior eye OCT volumes and created local curvature ( K ...
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    7. Toward Autonomous Robotic Micro-Suturing using Optical Coherence Tomography Calibration and Path Planning

      Toward Autonomous Robotic Micro-Suturing using Optical Coherence Tomography Calibration and Path Planning
      Robotic automation has the potential to assist human surgeons in performing suturing tasks in microsurgery, and in order to do so a robot must be able to guide a needle with sub-millimeter precision through soft tissue. This paper presents a robotic suturing system that uses 3D optical coherence tomography (OCT) system for imaging feedback. Calibration of the robot-OCT and robot-needle transforms, wound detection, keypoint identification, and path planning are all ...
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    8. Optical Coherence Tomography Guided Robotic Needle Insertion for Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty

      Optical Coherence Tomography Guided Robotic Needle Insertion for Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty
      Objective: Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) significantly reduces the post-transplantation morbidity in patients eligible for partial-thickness cornea grafts. The popular "big bubble" technique for DALK is so challenging, however, that a significant fraction of corneal pneumodissection attempts fail for surgeons without extensive DALK-specific experience, even with previous-generation cross-sectional optical coherence tomography (OCT) guidance. We seek to develop robotic, volumetric OCT-guided technology capable of facilitating or automating the difficult needle insertion ...
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    9. Topography and pachymetry maps for mouse corneas using optical coherence tomography

      Topography and pachymetry maps for mouse corneas using optical coherence tomography
      The majority of the eye's refractive power lies in the cornea, and pathological changes in its shape can affect vision. Small animal models offer an unparalleled degree of control over genetic and environmental factors that can help elucidate mechanisms of diseases affecting corneal shape. However, there is not currently a method to characterize the corneal shape of small animal eyes with topography or pachymetry maps, as is done clinically ...
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    10. Ocular anterior chamber blood cell population differentiation using spectroscopic optical coherence tomography

      Ocular anterior chamber blood cell population differentiation using spectroscopic optical coherence tomography
      There is potential clinical significance in identifying cellular responses in the anterior chamber (AC) of the eye, which can indicate hyphema (an accumulation of red blood cells [RBCs]) or aberrant intraocular inflammation (an accumulation of white blood cells [WBCs]). In this work, we developed a spectroscopic OCT analysis method to differentiate between populations of RBCs and subtypes of WBCs, including granulocytes, lymphocytes and monocytes, both in vitro and in ACs ...
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    11. Duke University Receives NIH Grant for Portable Stabilized Optical Coherence Tomography for Eye Care in Acute Care Settings

      Duke University Receives NIH Grant for Portable Stabilized Optical Coherence Tomography for Eye Care in Acute Care Settings
      ...le Stabilized Optical Coherence Tomography for Eye Care in Acute Care Settings. The principal investigator is Anthony Kuo The program began in 2018 and ends in 2021. Below is a summary of the proposed work.

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    12. Advances in Whole-Eye Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging

      Advances in Whole-Eye Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging
      Contemporary anterior segment and retinal optical coherence tomography (OCT) systems only image their particular designated region of the eye and cannot image both areas of the eye at once. This separation is due to the differences in optical system design needed to properly image the front or back of the eye and also due to limitations in the imaging depth of current commercial OCT systems. More recently, research and commercial ...
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    13. Characterization of Corneal Donor Tissue Lesions by Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography Compared With Eye Bank Technician Slit-Lamp Examination

      Characterization of Corneal Donor Tissue Lesions by Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography Compared With Eye Bank Technician Slit-Lamp Examination
      Purpose: To compare anterior segment spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (OCT) with eye bank technician slit-lamp examination (SLE) in characterizing lesions in donor corneas. Methods: Twenty-nine donor corneas identified by eye bank technicians to have opacities or lesions potentially representing pathologic findings affecting the stroma were evaluated through the use of technician SLE, SLE photography, and OCT. Technicians were tasked with describing the lesion, estimating the lesion depth, and photographing their ...
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    14. Feature of the Week 06/24/2018: Duke University Researchers Show Exciting Advances in Live OCT Volumes in Immersive Virtual Reality

      Feature of the Week 06/24/2018: Duke University Researchers Show Exciting Advances in Live OCT Volumes in Immersive Virtual Reality
      Virtual reality (VR) head-mounted displays are an attractive technology for viewing intrasurgical optical coherence tomography (OCT) volumes because they liberate surgeons from microscope oculars. We demonstrate real-time, interactive viewing of OCT volumes in a commercial HTC Vive immersive VR system using previously reported ray casting techniques. Furthermore, we show interactive manipulation and sectioning of volumes using handheld controllers and guidance of mock surgical procedures in porcine eyes exclusively within VR ...
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    15. Real-time visualization and interaction with static and live optical coherence tomography volumes in immersive virtual reality

      Real-time visualization and interaction with static and live optical coherence tomography volumes in immersive virtual reality
      Virtual reality (VR) head-mounted displays are an attractive technology for viewing intrasurgical optical coherence tomography (OCT) volumes because they liberate surgeons from microscope oculars. We demonstrate real-time, interactive viewing of OCT volumes in a commercial HTC Vive immersive VR system using previously reported ray casting techniques. Furthermore, we show interactive manipulation and sectioning of volumes using handheld controllers and guidance of mock surgical procedures in porcine eyes exclusively within VR ...
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  2. About Anthony N. Kuo

    Anthony N. Kuo

    Anthony Kuo is a corneal specialist at Duke University School of Medicine