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    2. Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (Optical Coherence Tomography) at Massachusetts General Hospital

      Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (Optical Coherence Tomography) at Massachusetts General Hospital
      ...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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    3. Intraoperative imaging of pediatric vocal fold lesions using optical coherence tomography

      Intraoperative imaging of pediatric vocal fold lesions using optical coherence tomography
      Optical coherence tomography (OCT) has been previously identified as a promising tool for exploring laryngeal pathologies in adults. Here, we present an OCT handheld probe dedicated to imaging the unique geometry involved in pediatric laryngoscopy. A vertical cavity surface emitting laser-based wavelength-swept OCT system operating at 60 frames per second was coupled to the probe to acquire three-dimensional (3-D) volumes in vivo . In order to evaluate the performance of the ...
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    4. Coronary Calcification and Plaque Vulnerability An Optical Coherence Tomographic Study

      Coronary Calcification and Plaque Vulnerability An Optical Coherence Tomographic Study
      Background Spotty superficial calcium deposits have been implicated in plaque vulnerability based on previous intravascular imaging studies. Biomechanical models suggest that microcalcifications between 5 and 65 m in diameter can intensify fibrous cap stress, promoting plaque rupture. However, the 100- to 200-m resolution of intravascular ultrasound limits its ability to discriminate single calcium deposits from clusters of smaller deposits, and a previous optical coherence tomographic investigation evaluated calcifications within a ...
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    5. Automated segmentation and characterization of esophageal wall in vivo by tethered capsule optical coherence tomography endomicroscopy

      Automated segmentation and characterization of esophageal wall in vivo by tethered capsule optical coherence tomography endomicroscopy
      Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is an optical diagnostic modality that can acquire cross-sectional images of the microscopic structure of the esophagus, including Barretts esophagus (BE) and associated dysplasia. We developed a swallowable tethered capsule OCT endomicroscopy (TCE) device that acquires high-resolution images of entire gastrointestinal (GI) tract luminal organs. This device has a potential to become a screening method that identifies patients with an abnormal esophagus that should be further ...
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    6. Total retinal blood flow measurement by three beam Doppler optical coherence tomography

      Total retinal blood flow measurement by three beam Doppler optical coherence tomography
      We present measurements of total retinal blood flow in healthy volunteers using a three beam Doppler optical coherence tomography (D-OCT) technique. This technology has the advantage of a precise determination of the flow vector without the use of any a-priori information on the vessel geometry. Circular D-OCT scans around the optic disc were recorded and venous as well as arterial total blood flow was determined and compared for each subject ...
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    7. Pioneering Glaucoma Expert Appointed Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at NYU Langone Medical Center

      Pioneering Glaucoma Expert Appointed Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at NYU Langone Medical Center
      ... Virginia, and clinical and research fellowships in glaucoma at the Howe Laboratory of Ophthalmology, part of Harvard Medical School's Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Schuman and colleagues were honored in 2012...
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    8. Process, system and software arrangement for determining at least one location in a sample using an optical coherence tomography

      Process, system and software arrangement for determining at least one location in a sample using an optical coherence tomography
      A system, process and software arrangement are provided to determine at least one position of at least one portion of a sample. In particular, information associated with the portion of the sample is obtained. Such portion may be associated with an interference signal that includes a first electro-magnetic radiation received from the sample and a second electro-magnetic radiation received from a reference. In addition, depth information and/or lateral information ...
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    9. Ultrahigh-resolution optical coherence elastography

      Ultrahigh-resolution optical coherence elastography
      Visualizing stiffness within the local tissue environment at the cellular and subcellular level promises to provide insight into the genesis and progression of disease. In this Letter, we propose ultrahigh-resolution optical coherence elastography (UHROCE), and demonstrate 3D imaging of local axial strain of tissues undergoing compressive loading. We combine optical coherence microscopy (OCM) and phase-sensitive detection of local tissue displacement to produce strain elastograms with resolution (
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    10. Intravascular fibrin molecular imaging improves the detection of unhealed stents assessed by optical coherence tomography in vivo

      Intravascular fibrin molecular imaging improves the detection of unhealed stents assessed by optical coherence tomography in vivo
      Aims Fibrin deposition and absent endothelium characterize unhealed stents that are at heightened risk of stent thrombosis. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is increasingly used for assessing stent tissue coverage as a measure of healed stents, but cannot precisely identify whether overlying tissue represents physiological neointima. Here we assessed and compared fibrin deposition and persistence on bare metal stent (BMS) and drug-eluting stent (DES) using near-infrared fluorescence (NIRF) molecular imaging in ...
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    11. Comparison of Intensive versus Moderate Lipid-lowering Therapy on Fibrous Cap and Atheroma Volume of Coronary Lipid-rich Plaque Using Serial Optical Coherence Tomography and Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging

      Comparison of Intensive versus Moderate Lipid-lowering Therapy on Fibrous Cap and Atheroma Volume of Coronary Lipid-rich Plaque Using Serial Optical Coherence Tomography and Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging
      Despite marked clinical benefit, reduction in atheroma volume with statin therapy is minimal. Changes in plaque composition may explain this discrepancy. We aimed in the present study to assess the effect of statin therapy on coronary plaque composition as well as plaque volume using serial multimodality imaging. From an open-label, single-blinded study, patients with angiographically mild to moderate lesion were randomized to receive atorvastatin 60 (AT 60) mg or atorvastatin ...
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    12. VIDEO: Session explores benefits of OCT in cardiac cath lab

      VIDEO: Session explores benefits of OCT in cardiac cath lab
      In this video, Farouc Jaffer, MD, PhD, medical director of the CAD program at Massachusetts General Hospital, addresses the clinical utility of optical coherence tomography in the cardiac cath lab, which was discussed during a session on imaging modalities at the American Heart Association Scientific Session. Jaffer said the primary advantage of OCT is its "exquisitely high resolution," which is approximately 10 times that of intravascular ultrasound. One of the ...
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    13. Methods of Melanoma Detection

      Methods of Melanoma Detection
      Detection and removal of melanoma, before it has metastasized, dramatically improves prognosis and survival. The purpose of this chapter is to (1) summarize current methods of melanoma detection and (2) review state-of-the-art detection methods and technologies that have the potential to reduce melanoma mortality. Current strategies for the detection of melanoma range from population-based educational campaigns and screening to the use of algorithm-driven imaging technologies and performance of assays that ...
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    14. Advancing biomedical imaging

      Advancing biomedical imaging
      Imaging reveals complex structures and dynamic interactive processes, located deep inside the body, that are otherwise difficult to decipher. Numerous imaging modalities harness every last inch of the energy spectrum. Clinical modalities include magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), X-ray computed tomography (CT), ultrasound, and light-based methods [endoscopy and optical coherence tomography (OCT)]. Research modalities include various light microscopy techniques (confocal, multiphoton, total internal reflection, superresolution fluorescence microscopy), electron microscopy, mass spectrometry ...
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    15. Rotational distortion correction in endoscopic optical coherence tomography based on speckle decorrelation

      Rotational distortion correction in endoscopic optical coherence tomography based on speckle decorrelation
      We present a new technique for the correction of nonuniform rotation distortion in catheter-based optical coherence tomography (OCT), based on the statistics of speckle between A-lines using intensity-based dynamic light scattering. This technique does not rely on tissue features and can be performed on single frames of data, thereby enabling real-time image correction. We demonstrate its suitability in a gastrointestinal (GI) balloon-catheter OCT system, determining the actual rotational speed with ...
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    16. Apparatus for applying a plurality of electro-magnetic radiations to a sample

      Apparatus for applying a plurality of electro-magnetic radiations to a sample
      An apparatus for applying electro-magnetic radiations to a sample is provided. The apparatus can include an arrangement which has a specific portion with a plurality of channels. One channel(s) can facilitate a first radiation to be forwarded to the sample within an anatomical structure, and another channel(s) can facilitate a second radiation to be forwarded to the sample. The first radiation can have a first wavelength band, and ...
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    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.