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    2. Excess mucus viscosity and airway dehydration impact COPD airway clearance

      Excess mucus viscosity and airway dehydration impact COPD airway clearance
      The mechanisms by which cigarette smoking impairs airway mucus clearance are not well understood. We recently established a ferret model of cigarette smoke-induced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exhibiting chronic bronchitis. We investigated the effects of cigarette smoke on mucociliary transport (MCT). Adult ferrets were exposed to cigarette smoke for 6 months, with in vivo mucociliary clearance (MCC) measured by Tc-labeled DTPA (Tc-DTPA) retention. Excised tracheae were imaged with micro-optical ...
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    3. Association Between Perifoveal Drusen Burden Determined by OCT and Genetic Risk in Early and Intermediate Age-Related Macular Degeneration

      Association Between Perifoveal Drusen Burden Determined by OCT and Genetic Risk in Early and Intermediate Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      Purpose : The purpose of this study was to determine associations between macular drusen parameters derived from an automatic optical coherence tomography (OCT) algorithm, nonadvanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD) stage, and genetic variants. Methods : Eyes classified as early or intermediate AMD with OCT imaging and genetic data were selected ( n = 239 eyes). Drusen area and volume measurements were estimated using the Zeiss Cirrus advanced retinal pigment epithelium analysis algorithm in a ...
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    4. Analysis of Neuroretinal Rim by Age, Race, and Sex Using High-Density 3-Dimensional Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography

      Analysis of Neuroretinal Rim by Age, Race, and Sex Using High-Density 3-Dimensional Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography
      rcis: Neuroretinal rim minimum distance band (MDB) thickness is significantly lower in older subjects and African Americans compared with whites. It is similar in both sexes. Purpose: To evaluate the relationship between age, race, and sex with the neuroretinal rim using high-density spectral-domain optical coherence tomography optic nerve volume scans of normal eyes. Methods: A total of 256 normal subjects underwent Spectralis spectral-domain optical coherence tomography optic nerve head volume ...
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    5. Highly-stable, multi-megahertz circular-ranging optical coherence tomography at 1.3 µm based on a chirped fiber Bragg grating

      Highly-stable, multi-megahertz circular-ranging optical coherence tomography at 1.3 µm based on a chirped fiber Bragg grating
      In Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography (OCT), the finite bandwidth of the acquisition electronics constrains the depth range and speed of the system. Circular-ranging (CR) OCT methods use optical-domain compression to surpass this limit. However, the CR-OCT system architectures of prior reports were limited by poor stability and were confined to the 1.55 m wavelength range. In this work, we describe a novel CR-OCT architecture that is free from these ...
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    6. Quantitative Comparison Of Microvascular Metrics On Three Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography Devices In Chorioretinal Disease

      Quantitative Comparison Of Microvascular Metrics On Three Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography Devices In Chorioretinal Disease
      ...is work Correspondence: John B Miller Retina Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, 243 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114, USA Tel +1 617 573 3750 Fax +1 617 573 3698 Email jo...
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    7. Cardiovascular OCT Imaging (Textbook)

      Cardiovascular OCT Imaging (Textbook)
      This heavily revised second edition comprehensively reviews the use of optical coherence tomography (OCT) in cardiovascular practice. It provides detailed guidance on how to properly interpret OCT images and successfully utilise it in daily clinical practice Chapters cover the development and physics associated with OCT, relevant interpretation skills, OCT imaging artifacts, plaque erosion, bioabsorbable stent, the detection of vulnerable plaque, and the use of OCT imaging in unison with other ...
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    8. Analysis of Neuroretinal Rim by Age, Race, and Gender Using High-Density Three-Dimensional Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography

      Analysis of Neuroretinal Rim by Age, Race, and Gender Using High-Density Three-Dimensional Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography
      Prcis: Neuroretinal rim minimum distance band thickness is significantly lower in older subjects and African Americans compared to Caucasians. It is similar in both genders. Purpose: To evaluate the relationship between age, race, and gender with the neuroretinal rim using high-density spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) optic nerve volume scans of normal eyes. Methods: 256 normal subjects underwent Spectralis (Heidelberg Engineering, Heidelberg, Germany) SD-OCT optic nerve head volume scans ...
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    9. Co-cultured microfluidic model of the airway optimized for microscopy and micro-optical coherence tomography imaging

      Co-cultured microfluidic model of the airway optimized for microscopy and micro-optical coherence tomography imaging
      We have developed a human bronchial epithelial (HBE) cell and endothelial cell co-cultured microfluidic model to mimic the in vivo human airway. This airway-on-a-chip was designed with a central epithelial channel and two flanking endothelial channels, with a three-dimensional monolayers of cells growing along the four walls of the channel, forming central clear lumens. These cultures mimic airways and microvasculature in vivo . The central channel cells are grown at air-liquid ...
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    10. Constrained polarization evolution simplifies depth-resolved retardation measurements with polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography

      Constrained polarization evolution simplifies depth-resolved retardation measurements with polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography
      We observed that the polarization state of light after round-trip propagation through a birefringent medium frequently aligns with the employed input polarization state mirrored by the horizontal plane of the Poincar sphere. We explored the predisposition for this mirror state and evidence that it constrains the evolution of polarization states as a function of the round-trip depth into weakly scattering birefringent samples, as measured with polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography (PS-OCT ...
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    11. Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (Optical Coherence Tomography) at Massachusetts General Hosptial

      Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (Optical Coherence Tomography) at Massachusetts General Hosptial
      ...ard Medical School, commensurate with the applicants experience. MGHs role as a leading teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School and close ties to Harvard University and MIT provide an outstanding environment for dev...
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    12. Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (In Vivo Microscopy) At Massachusetts General Hospital

      Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (In Vivo Microscopy) At Massachusetts General Hospital
      ...de at the rank of postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School. MGHs role as a leading teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School and close ties to Harvard University and MIT provide an outstanding environment for dev...
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    13. Volumetric laser endomicroscopy and optical coherence tomography in Barrett’s esophagus: a systematic review and meta-analysis

      Volumetric laser endomicroscopy and optical coherence tomography in Barrett’s esophagus: a systematic review and meta-analysis
      Background and study aims Endoscopic imaging of Barretts esophagus (BE) with advanced technologies, such as optical coherence tomography (OCT) and volumetric laser endomicroscopy (VLE), allows targeted biopsies and may reduce the number of random biopsies to detect esophageal neoplasia in the early stages during endoscopic BE surveillance. The aim of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of OCT and VLE in diagnosis of intestinal metaplasia, dysplasia, and high-grade dysplasia ...
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    14. Distinguishing Tumor from Associated Fibrosis to Increase Diagnostic Biopsy Yield with Polarization-Sensitive Optical Coherence Tomography

      Distinguishing Tumor from Associated Fibrosis to Increase Diagnostic Biopsy Yield with Polarization-Sensitive Optical Coherence Tomography
      Purpose: With recent advancements in personalized medicine, biopsies must contain sufficient tumor for histologic diagnosis and molecular testing. However, inadvertent biopsy of tumor-associated fibrosis compromises tumor yield, resulting in delayed diagnoses and/or repeat procedures when additional tumor is needed. The ability to differentiate tumor from fibrosis intraprocedurally during biopsy could significantly increase tumor yield. Polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography (PS-OCT) is an imaging modality that is endoscope- and/or needle-compatible ...
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    15. Intranasal micro-optical coherence tomography imaging for cystic fibrosis studies

      Intranasal micro-optical coherence tomography imaging for cystic fibrosis studies
      Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disease caused by mutations in the CF transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene. Although impairment of mucociliary clearance contributes to severe morbidity and mortality in people with CF, a clear understanding of the pathophysiology is lacking. This is, in part, due to the absence of clinical imaging techniques capable of capturing CFTR-dependent functional metrics at the cellular level. Here, we report the clinical translation of ...
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    16. New intra-nasal imaging technique allows researchers to study airways in patients with cystic fibrosis

      New intra-nasal imaging technique allows researchers to study airways in patients with cystic fibrosis
      ...al Hospital Massachusetts General Hospital, founded in 1811, is the original and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. The MGH Research Institute conducts the largest hospital-based research program in the...
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    Harvard University

    Harvard University is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S. Founded in 1636 by the colonial Massachusetts legislature Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States.  Harvard Medical School  is one of the graduate schools of Harvard University. It is a prestigious American medical school located in the Longwood Medical Area of the Mission Hill neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts.  Schepens Eye Research Institute fights blindness by developing new technologies, therapies and knowledge to retain and restore vision. Through a continuum of discovery, the Institute works toward a future in which blindness is prevented, alleviated, and, ultimately, cured.