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    2. Illuminating Culprit Plaque Histology by Optical Coherence Tomography : Shedding New Light on Old Insights

      Illuminating Culprit Plaque Histology by Optical Coherence Tomography : Shedding New Light on Old Insights
      Coronary atherosclerosis continues to be major cause of death in the developed world ( (1) ). Although we have known for at least a century that fissures and ruptures of coronary arteries are the cause of coronary thrombosis and, in the last 2 decades, that plaque erosion and calcified nodule are additional causes of thrombosis, our ability to use this knowledge in a real-time fashion to affect the treatment of patients with ...
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    3. Comparison of central and peripheral corneal thickness measurements with scanning-slit, Scheimpflug and Fourier-domain ocular coherence tomography

      Comparison of central and peripheral corneal thickness measurements with scanning-slit, Scheimpflug and Fourier-domain ocular coherence tomography
      ...lanta, Georgia, USA 3. ^3Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA 4. ^4Department of Ophthalmology, University of Ulsan College of M...
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    4. OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY-GUIDED RANIBIZUMAB INJECTION FOR CYSTOID MACULAR EDEMA IN WELL-CONTROLLED UVEITIS: Twelve-Month Outcomes

      OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY-GUIDED RANIBIZUMAB INJECTION FOR CYSTOID MACULAR EDEMA IN WELL-CONTROLLED UVEITIS: Twelve-Month Outcomes
      Purpose: To determine whether serial ranibizumab injections are effective in the treatment of cystoid macular edema in patients with chronic controlled noninfectious uveitis. Methods: Five eyes of 5 patients were included in a prospective noncomparative therapeutic trial. They received intravitreal injections of ranibizumab at Day 0 and were followed monthly for 1 year. Injections were repeated monthly if persistent or new cystic edema manifested on optical coherence tomography. The primary ...
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    5. Prevalence and Characteristics of TCFA and Degree of Coronary Artery Stenosis An OCT, IVUS, and Angiographic Study

      Prevalence and Characteristics of TCFA and Degree of Coronary Artery Stenosis An OCT, IVUS, and Angiographic Study
      Background The relationship between features of vulnerable plaque and angiographic coronary stenosis is unknown. Objectives The purpose of this study was to systematically investigate the absolute number, relative prevalence, and characteristics of thin-cap fibroatheroma (TCFA) at different degrees of stenosis using optical coherence tomography (OCT), intravascular ultrasound, and coronary angiography. Methods We identified 643 plaques from 255 subjects who underwent OCT imaging in all 3 coronary arteries. They were divided ...
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    6. Refractive index measurement of the mouse crystalline lens using optical coherence tomography

      Refractive index measurement of the mouse crystalline lens using optical coherence tomography
      In recent years, there has been a growing interest for using mouse models in refractive development and myopia research. The crystalline lens is a critical optical component of the mouse eye that occupies greater than 50% of the ocular space, and significant increases in thickness with age. However, changes in refractive index of the mouse crystalline lens are less known. In this study, we examined the changes in thickness and ...
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    7. Edge Vascular Response After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention : An Intracoronary Ultrasound and Optical Coherence Tomography Appraisal: From Radioactive Platforms to First- and Second-Generation Drug-Eluting Stents and Bioresorbable Scaffolds

      Edge Vascular Response After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention : An Intracoronary Ultrasound and Optical Coherence Tomography Appraisal: From Radioactive Platforms to First- and Second-Generation Drug-Eluting Stents and Bioresorbable Scaffolds
      ...the Netherlands * ^† Andreas Gruentzig Cardiovascular Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University, School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia ^Corresponding author contact information Reprint reque...
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    8. Update on acute coronary syndromes: the pathologists' view

      Update on acute coronary syndromes: the pathologists' view
      Although mortality rates from coronary heart disease in the western countries have declined in the last few decades, morbidity caused by this disease is increasing and a substantial number of patients still suffer acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and sudden cardiac death. Acute coronary syndrome occurs as a result of myocardial ischaemia and its manifestations include acute myocardial infarction and unstable angina. Culprit plaque morphology in these patients varies from thrombosis ...
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    9. 3D Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)–An Investigation of Intimal-Medial Thickness (IMT) and Wall Shear Stress (WSS) in a Patient's Coronary Artery

      3D Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)–An Investigation of Intimal-Medial Thickness (IMT) and Wall Shear Stress (WSS) in a Patient's Coronary Artery
      ...epartment of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech and Emory University, Atlanta, GA Department of Cardiology, Emory University Medical School, Atlanta, GA Abstract Current OCT presents only two-dimensional (2D) slices, ...
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    10. IVUS and OCT: Either or Survivor...

      IVUS and OCT: Either or Survivor...
      Since its introduction over 20 years ago, intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) has become the dominant imaging technology, helping us to better understand vessel biology and guiding interventional procedures, and providing information on atherosclerosis progression or regression in clinical trials. During this time period, IVUS has survived many other intracoronary techniques that have fallen by the wayside. Recently, optical coherence tomography (OCT), a far higher resolution optical imaging technique, was approved for ...
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