1. Christopher E. Banas

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    2. Peripheral Artery Composition Evaluated With OCT

      Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is an intravascular imaging technology capable of providing high-resolution, cross-sectional images of arterial structure and pathology. Often compared with intravascular ultrasound (IVUS), OCT can better identify structures of the arterial wall, such as the internal and externalelastic laminae (IEL and EEL),1,2 as well as provide precise measurement of the intimal thickness separate from the medial layer.3 Additional studies have demonstrated OCT's ability ...
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    3. Volcano Corp Announces First Human Use of the Volcano Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Imaging Catheter

      New imaging modality highlights Volcano commitment to intravascular imaging and opens up new clinical and research applications SAN DIEGO and BRUSSELS, Belgium, May 8 /- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC ), a leading manufacturer and developer of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS), functional measurement (FM) and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) products designe...
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  2. About Christopher E. Banas

    Christopher E. Banas is Chairman and CEO of CardioSpectra also principal of Targeted Technology Ventures, LLC and Artifical Airways. Banas is a medical device industry veteran, with extensive, directly applicable leadership experience in cardiovascular company start-up and management (CEO of ABPS and Cardiospectra). Banas is also the CEO of Artificial Airways, focusing initially on the technical development and production execution, intellectual property positioning and clinical programs.


    1. This is an important step in demonstrating the ability of Volcano's OCT catheter to safely image coronary vessels of human patients and establishing a leadership position in advanced coronary imaging technologies.
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