1. Elena V. Zagaynova

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    2. Cross-polarization optical coherence tomography for brain tumor imaging

      Cross-polarization optical coherence tomography for brain tumor imaging
      This paper considers valuable visual assessment criteria for distinguishing between tumorous and non-tumorous tissues, intraoperatively, using cross-polarization OCT (CP OCT) OCT with a functional extension, that enables detection of the polarization properties of the tissues in addition to their conventional light scattering. Materials and methods. The study was performed on 176 ex vivo human specimens obtained from 30 glioma patients. To measure the degree to which the typical parameters of ...
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    3. Time-related ex vivo changes in the optical properties of normal brain tissues

      Time-related ex vivo changes in the optical properties of normal brain tissues
      The aim of the study was to observe time-related changes in the optical properties of normal brain tissues as measured using cross-polarization optical coherence tomography (CP OCT). 32 ex vivo tissue samples from 16 animals (rats) were monitored under different external conditions, over a period of 1 hour after excision, to measure time-related optical changes. It was found that the optical properties of white matter were quite stable over the ...
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    4. Quantitative nontumorous and tumorous human brain tissue assessment using microstructural co- and cross-polarized optical coherence tomography

      Quantitative nontumorous and tumorous human brain tissue assessment using microstructural co- and cross-polarized optical coherence tomography
      Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a promising method for detecting cancer margins during tumor resection. This study focused on differentiating tumorous from nontumorous tissues in human brain tissues using cross-polarization OCT (CP OCT). The study was performed on fresh ex vivo human brain tissues from 30 patients with high- and low-grade gliomas. Different tissue types that neurosurgeons should clearly distinguish during surgery, such as the cortex, white matter, necrosis and ...
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    5. Optical coherence tomography‐based angiography device with real‐time angiography B‐scans visualization and hand‐held probe for everyday clinical use

      Optical coherence tomography‐based angiography device with real‐time angiography B‐scans visualization and hand‐held probe for everyday clinical use
      This work is dedicated to the development of the OCT system with angiography for everyday clinical use. Two major problems were solved during the development: compensation of specific natural tissue displacements, induced by contact scanning mode and physiological motion of patients (eg, respiratory and cardiac motions) and online visualization of vessel cross‐sections to provide feedback for the system operator.
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    6. In-vivo longitudinal imaging of microvascular changes in irradiated oral mucosa of radiotherapy cancer patients using optical coherence tomography

      In-vivo longitudinal imaging of microvascular changes in irradiated oral mucosa of radiotherapy cancer patients using optical coherence tomography
      Mucositis is the limiting toxicity of radio(chemo)therapy of head and neck cancer. Diagnostics, prophylaxis and correction of this condition demand new accurate and objective approaches. Here we report on an in vivo longitudinal monitoring of the oral mucosa dynamics in 25 patients during the course of radiotherapy of oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal cancer using multifunctional optical coherence tomography (OCT). A spectral domain OCT system with a specially-designed oral imaging ...
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    7. Pixel classification method in optical coherence tomography for tumor segmentation and its complementary usage with OCT microangiography

      Pixel classification method in optical coherence tomography for tumor segmentation and its complementary usage with OCT microangiography
      A novel machine-learning method to distinguish between tumor and normal tissue in optical coherence tomography (OCT) has been developed. Pre-clinical murine ear model implanted with mouse colon carcinoma CT-26 was used. Structural-image-based feature sets were defined for each pixel and machine learning classifiers were trained using ground truth OCT images manually segmented by comparison with histology. The accuracy of the OCT tumour segmentation method was then quantified by comparing with ...
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    8. The Development of the Methodology of Monitoring Experimental Tumors Using Multimodal Optical Coherence Tomography: the Choice of an Optimal Tumor Model

      The Development of the Methodology of Monitoring Experimental Tumors Using Multimodal Optical Coherence Tomography: the Choice of an Optimal Tumor Model
      The objective of the research was to study the features of transplantation, growth and visualization of experimental tumors of animals, using multi-functional optical coherence tomography (OCT) to develop the methodology of evaluation of individual tumor response to anti-cancer therapy. Materials and Methods. The research was carried out using an experimental high-speed spectral-domain multimodal OCT system developed at the Institute of Applied Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia). The ...
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    9. The Use of Cross-Polarization OCT in Determining the Dynamics of the State of Pathological and Normal Tissues During Radiation and Photodynamic Therapy

      The Use of Cross-Polarization OCT in Determining the Dynamics of the State of Pathological and Normal Tissues During Radiation and Photodynamic Therapy
      The aim of the investigation was to evaluate the possibilities for using cross-polarization optical coherence tomography (CP OCT) to monitor the effectiveness of treatment of cancer of the mouth cavity and of the cervix uteri after photodynamic therapy (PDT) and radiation therapy (RT). Materials and Methods. The CP OCT investigation was performed with an OCT-1300U (Institute of Applied Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, LLC Biomedtech, Russia) tomograph. The ...
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    10. Combined use of fluorescence cystoscopy and cross-polarization OCT for diagnosis of bladder cancer and correlation with immunohistochemical markers

      Combined use of fluorescence cystoscopy and cross-polarization OCT for diagnosis of bladder cancer and correlation with immunohistochemical markers
      The combined use of fluorescence cystoscopy and cross-polarization optical coherence tomography (CP OCT) with quantitative estimation of the OCT signal was assessed in 92 bladder zones. It demonstrated the diagnostic accuracy in detecting superficial bladder cancer of 93.6%, sensitivity 96.4%, specificity 92.1%, positive predictive value 87% and negative predictive value 97.9%. Quantitative estimation of OCT signal standard deviation in cross-polarization (CP OCT SD index) makes the ...
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    11. Laser hyperthermia of tumors using gold nanoparticles monitored by optical coherence tomography and acoustic thermometry

      Laser hyperthermia of tumors using gold nanoparticles monitored by optical coherence tomography and acoustic thermometry
      Local laser hyperthermia of grafted RShM-5 tumors in mice with the use of plasmon resonant gold nanoparticles has been carried out. Accumulation of particles in the tumor was monitored in vivo noninvasively by optical coherence tomography. Thereby it was determined that the maximal content of nanoparticles in the tumor was reached within 5 h after intravenous administration, and laser hyperthermia was performed at this time. Monitoring the tumor temperature during ...
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    12. Feature Of The Week 3/13/11: Russian Scientists Investigate Cross Polarization OCT for Early Bladder Cancer Detection

      Feature Of The Week 3/13/11: Russian Scientists Investigate Cross Polarization OCT for Early Bladder Cancer Detection
      ...tomography based on orthogonal arbitrarily polarized modes,Laser Phys. Lett. 3, 445 (2006).   N. D. Gladkova, E. V. Zagaynova, O. S. Streltsova, et al., Advantages of cross-polarization endoscopic optical coherence tomog...
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    13. Cross-polarization optical coherence tomography for early bladder-cancer detection: statistical study

      Cross-polarization optical coherence tomography for early bladder-cancer detection: statistical study
      ...raphy for early bladder-cancer detection: statistical study 1. Natalia Gladkova^1,*, 2. Olga Streltsova^2, 3. Elena Zagaynova^1, 4. Elena Kiseleva^1, 5. Valentin Gelikonov^3, 6. Grigory Gelikonov^3, 7. Maria Karabut^1, 8...
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    14. Advantages of cross-polarization endoscopic optical coherence tomography in diagnosis of bladder neoplasia

      Advantages of cross-polarization endoscopic optical coherence tomography in diagnosis of bladder neoplasia
      ...n J. Madsen, Andreas Mandelis, Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, E. Duco Jansen ABSTRACT REFERENCES (9) N. D. Gladkova, E. V. Zagaynova, O. S. Streltsova, E. B. Kiseleva, M. M. Karabut, L. B. Snopova, E. E. Yunusova, and E. Tararo...
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  2. About Elena V. Zagaynova

    Elena V. Zagaynova

    Elena V. Zagaynova graduated from the Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy in 1995. Ph.D. (2000), Dr. of Sciences (2007) in Medicine. Scientific interests: optical diagnostics, imaging of biotissue structure and nanoparticles for biomedicine. She is Vice Director of the Institute of Applied and Fundamental Medicine at the Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy and Head of the Biomedical Department at the N.I. Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod. Dr. Zagaynova is an internationally recognized expert in the field of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) medical applications and is a most experienced medical professional in using the OCT device invented at the Institute of Applied Physics in Nizhny Novgorod. She has over 100 published papers on endoscopy, optical medicine and nanoscience.